Monthly Archives: May 2014

Unit 4 Macro: Mozambique eyes commodities boom

Mozambique has discovered large amounts of natural gas – can the extraction of this act as a catalyst for economic growth and development or will Mozambique be added to the long list of countries who have experienced a natural resource curse?Manuel … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia’s investments: Oil-fuelled caution

UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  India’s strongman Fly Title:  Saudi Arabia’s investments Rubric:  The kingdom does not splash the cash like other Gulf states Location:  RIYADH OIL-RICH Gulf countries do not shy away from trophy assets. Qatar owns Harrods, … Continue reading

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Chinese FDI in Africa

Here is a quick note about a news item which provides some excellent evidence of inward FDI in Africa, Chinese investment in access to commodities, and the costs and benefits for an LEDC of overseas investment. China is providing 90% of … Continue reading

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