The Commonwealth Opportunity

With a combined population of 2.4 billion citizens the Commonwealth can become a global powerhouse through e-commerce by making it possible for merchants to access global markets without the need to physically leave their countries borders.

The Factor

The Commonwealth Factor makes it on average 19% cheaper to do business between Commonwealth nations thanks to similar legal structures and cultural similarities.

U$14 Trillion

Between 2013 and 2015 Commonwealth nations grew at a combined rate of 4.1% in comparison to 1.8% in the EU and 2.6% in the US.

4.1% GDP Growth

Between 2013 and 2015 Commonwealth nations grew at a combined rate of 4.1% in comparison to 1.8% in the EU and 2.6% in the US.

Global Workforce

By 2020, 40% of the global workforce will be in the Commonwealth, which is expected to add a further 800 million to its workforce by the middle of the century.

1 Billion Consumers

The Commonwealth is adding to its middle class faster than any other grouping. By 2020 the Commonwealth will contain over 1 billion middle class consumers.

Shared Values

The Commonwealth’s values of democracy, rule of law and free press provide a global “stamp of approval” which helps attract long term and sustainable investment.

CommonWealth Facts

53

Independent Countries

2.4

Billion Population

$3.4

Trillion Export Value

19%

Cheaper to do Business