Why Boosting Africa-Southeast Asian Trade & Investment Makes So Much Sense


There’s been a surge of activity in Africa-ASEAN relations in recent weeks highlighted by Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s recent African tour and the Singapore-Africa Business Forum. Closer trade and investment ties make sense for both regions as the traditional engines of economic growth in China and Europe continue to slow. Amit Jain, director of the Centre for African Studies at Singapore Nanyang University, discusses the growing interest in Africa among Southeast Asian investors and why they’ve been so reluctant until now to get more engaged.

Source: Centre for African Studies, Nanyang University

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