The head of UNIDO talks to Christine Holzbauer about his organisation’s work with the world’s least developed countries (LDCs).
Predictions of a commodity price rebound in 2017 have fallen short of the mark.
The landmark $1 trillion One Belt, One Road initiative looks set to reshape global trade, but will Africa benefit?
Up to 10,000 Chinese businesses are active in Africa with the majority being private companies, according to a McKinsey report
Debt levels have been rising across the continent, but fears of a return to the dark days of the 1990s may be exaggerated.
Dedicated China-Africa arbitration bodies are bypassing international courts to settle commercial disputes.
Port of Djibouti set to be regional container transport hub, according to China Merchants Group.
The next five years look strong for African economies, but investors need to take more interest in particular cities and countries if they are to succeed.
Chinese entrepreneurs are launching e-commerce sites dedicated to cross-border trade with Africa.
Intended to ease access to the US market for African manufacturers, the African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) may be benefiting others too.