Is Chinese Investment in Africa Mutually beneficial or lopsided?
In 2009, China surpassed the United States as Africa’s largest trading partner; with an investment value of US$166 billion in 2011, China not only invest in the manufacturing sector of Africa but gets a 3rd of its oil import from Africa.
Despite this record, some economists and stakeholders still see China’s interest in African economy as a contentious issue. This Episode of Invest Africa has KPMG Partner, Glenn Ho and other professionals looking into this seemingly contentious relationship.
About Femi OkeRelentless passion for creativity and digital acumen to help a professional services firm thrive in the digital space. Femi is an individual with a rich experience on regional African knowledge, its diverse business culture and he understands the continent’s economic drive. He thrives on selfless service and lasting mutually beneficial relationships with colleagues and especially clients encountered in the course of his duties. He is creative, practical and self-motivated with business judgement in corporate, brand and strategic communications, social, digital & traditional media and executive profiling. Roles in the firm include New Media, Digital Communication, Corporate Communication, executive profiling and Brand Management execution. Working on the multi-million dollar Africa high growth market project stands out for femi; besides this, managing all KPMG’s digital communication for the World Economic Forum on Africa is another project that gives him great delight. Femi holds a Masters Degree in Global Marketing from the University of Liverpool.
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