Indian trade to grow in Africa
16 March 2014 Last updated at 12:13 GMT
A report out this week suggests India will quadruple revenues from Africa by 2025.
With weak demand for Indian goods in traditional markets such as Europe and the US, Africa is already proving to be increasingly important.
A number of companies hope to boost their presence on the continent in the coming years, as Shilpa Kannan reports.
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