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Volume 2
Issue 2
Online publication date 2009-10-09
Title African hunt for investment: any chance for success?
Author Ignaty Dyakov
Abstract During recent two decades the world has witnessed a drastic increase in global FDI inflows. Gradually more and more investment has been directed to the developing countries in the attempt to diversify portfolios and use finance in the most efficient way. Not all developing regions of the world perfectly succeeded in attracting FDI. Large by labor force and territory, abundant in natural resources Sub-Saharan Africa could perform much better in this aspect. This paper once again reviews the opportunities for FDI in Africa and suggests possible ways for authorities of African states to overcome the existing situation.
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Keywords FDI, Africa, determinants, policy recommendations
Pages 63-66
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