Africa: open for business The potential, challenges and risks

Content Type
Working Paper
Economist Intelligence Unit
Africa is drawing increasing attention, not only from the perspective of businesses based in China and Europe, but also from operators in Africa itself. In particular, closer economic ties between Africa and China have been covered extensively by the media recently—with fairly mixed reviews. This paper highlights the potential, challenges and risks for doing business in Africa over the next few years.
Development, International Trade and Finance, Markets, Foreign Aid, Foreign Direct Investment
Political Geography
Africa, China, Europe