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Vol 51 No 16

Published 6th August 2010


The numbers are looking up

After peaking at US$72 billion in 2008, foreign investment in Africa fell to $59 bn. in 2009 but is now growing again and could exceed the $80 bn. mark within a couple of years. Extractive investment, in oil and minerals, dominates the picture but South Africa is bringing in more backing for manufacturing and service industry projects.

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