By Nathaniel O. Agola

This ebook presents a practical analytical version grounded at the sturdy concept that applied sciences and the accompanying implementation efforts in basic terms make experience in the event that they are effectively deployed in markets. The analytical version additionally offers an exhaustive research of all severe variables on the international, local and nationwide degrees, which give a contribution to failure or luck of know-how move efforts. The version is confirmed by way of an incisive research of know-how move reviews of Japan, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan (province of China), and Malaysia. whereas this booklet reveals that those East Asian nations have had either diverging and converging types, and studies with expertise move, the iconic and basic facets of expertise move in particular commercial sectors and financial progress in those nations is then used to attract classes for African countries.

This e-book as a result is a well timed and compelling piece of study paintings that offers worthwhile solutions to the more and more pressing query of the way African nations can industrialize via expertise move to fulfill their monetary improvement and progress ideals.

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Specifically, Nigeria, South Africa, Angola, and East African region receives the largest potion of FDI into sub-Saharan Africa region (Anyanwu 2011). In addition, North African region (comprising Egypt, Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia) also receives a significant proportion of FDI in the continent. Another way to critically look at markets in Africa is to analyze what drives economic growth in the African continent. Economic growth in Africa was and still could be attributed to commodity price boom, which suggests exogenous factors as the explanation for such growth.

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