Talk Africa: Africa commodities trade
Could this mark the end of the good times?
Africa rode the global demand for commodities at the turn of this century to create some of the fastest economic growth figures in the world. 6 of the 10 fastest growing economies in the world were from Africa.
However, a recent IMF report indicates that demand for commodities is on a decline, sending shock waves across exporting countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.
So how bad is the situation, and what can be done to reduce Africa’s dependence on commodities?
Beatrice Marshall and her panel of experts explore this topic on this episode of Talk Africa.