Chinese Manufacturing Investments and Knowledge Transfer: A Report from Ethiopia
CARI Working Paper & Policy Brief, 2019, n° 3
n these papers by Tang Xiaoyang, the uniqueness and diversity of socio-economic conditions in Africa call for a careful case-by-case examination to understand the real impacts of FDI on knowledge development. As such, this study aims to shed light on the knowledge transfer effects of Chinese investment in Africa’s manufacturing sector with a concrete case study of Ethiopia. These papers examine knowledge transfer mechanisms between Chinese investments and Ethiopian firms, institutions, and individuals at four different levels in the manufacturing sector. The lessons learned from this case may provide insights into China-African cooperation and Africa’s development process in general..
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