Africa-USA NOW:

Mar 10, 2023

Africa-USA NOW: Enough Talk: Legislating Value Addition

Africa is the richest continent on Earth, but its natural resource wealth often leaves as primary goods, with Africa receiving only a fraction of the cost of finished products while others reap far bigger profits from manufacturing those raw materials. For decades, Africa has asked for more manufacturing and value addition, but now countries are legislating change, banning exportation of raw goods, and spurring on new industries, job creation and increased growth.