11 of the 20 fastest-growing economies in the world are in Africa: World Bank

Where will you find the fastest-growing economies in the world this year? Among the newly-industrialised states of South-East Asia, with their turbo-charged export industries? Among the oil-rich statelets of the Gulf? Or the liberalised, free market economies of Eastern Europe? Actually, it is none of those. The really rapid expansion right now is in Africa, and in sub-Saharan Africa in particular.

Read more: Africa’s rapid growth is down to industry and free markets – Telegraph.

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