United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (Addis Ababa)
Rising Labor Costs in Asia... Is African Manufacturing Ready?
Africa needs to "industrialize through the expansion of commodity value chains, through the positioning for agro-business to act as the pull factor for agriculture ... and through the capacity to attract low-value manufacturing production facing rising labor costs in Asia," says Carlos Lopes. The UN Economic Commission's Excecutive Secretary was speaking about how African Economies Must Be Transformed Through Industrialization at the just concluded Africa Transformation Forum #ATF2016, held in Rwanda. More about UNECA in this BRIEFING.
Economic Commission for Africa, 5 March 2016
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