Private Chinese Investment in Africa

From The Official Blog of Amb. David H. Shinn Mon Feb 18 2013, 15:11:00

Xiaofang Shen, visiting scholar in the SAIS China Studies Program and former World Bank investment specialist, published in January 2013 an excellent study titled "Private Chinese Investment in Africa: Myths and Realities" as a World Bank working paper.

The paper highlights the importance of private sector Chinese investment in Africa and draws on pilot studies in Nigeria, Ethiopia, Zambia and Ghana. The underlying force behind increased private Chinese investment in Africa is the growing pressure of industrial restructuring in coastal China, which drives some labor-intensive firms to relocate to other parts of the world, including Africa.

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Nigeria:   Militants Attack Soldiers in Bakassi (news)
Daily Trust
25 September 2016

The Nigerian Army yesterday said suspected militants led by the declared wanted criminal kingpin, Benjamin Simplee (AKA G1) leader of the Bakassi Strike Force, attacked troops deployed at Efut Esighi ... [read more]

Nigeria:   Siasia Gives Ultimatum Over Unpaid Salaries (news)
The Guardian
25 September 2016

Samson Siasia, Nigeria's former under-23 coach, has given the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) a two-week ultimatum to settle its debt to him. Siasia says the NFF owes him five months' salary arrears ... [read more]

Nigeria/Zambia:   Injury Blow for Super Eagles (news)
Vanguard
25 September 2016

The Super Eagles are set to take on Zambia without key central defender Leon Balogun who pulled out injured early during Mainz 05 clash against Bayern Leverkusen. Regarded as the back bone of the ... [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!