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The last great frontier: Africa markets and resources

Singapore firms are going beyond its mines to tap its infrastructure, consumer and other opportunities
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 06:00
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Africa boasts 60 per cent of the world's arable land, 82 per cent of its platinum reserves, 19 per cent of all gold, two-thirds of global cocoa production and 10 per cent of the world's global oil reserves - PHOTO: REUTERS

[SINGAPORE] Africa may be the last great frontier for business, but after a slow start, Singapore companies are finally making their way there. "Ten years ago, if you told people you're planning to go into Africa, they would've said you're making a big mistake. Today, the same people will tell