The opening of Angola's first steel mill represents not only the largest foreign investment in the country, but also ends the country's reliance on importing steel.
Latest articles from Angola
A low oil price and uncertainty over future exploration projects – with existing oil fields rapidly drying up – is threatening to tip the Angolan current account from surplus to deficit this year, and is raising questions about the future of its oil-reliant economy.
Angola’s work to improve its infrastructure is paying dividends in terms of foreign investment into the country’s mining and financial services sectors.
Countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa are increasingly keen to show off their tourism credentials to international travellers. But while visitor numbers are on the rise, the region's dated infrastructure and poor image are proving to be tough obstacles to overcome.
Angola's rapid economic growth has caught the attention of investors, but if the government wants to turn this interest into investment, it must work to improve the country's notoriously difficult business environment.
Thanks to its oil reserves, Angola has gone from an economic basket case to sub-Saharan Africa’s third biggest economy in just 10 years. Production is expected to continue rise steadily until 2020 when, if the most optimistic predictions about the country’s pre-salt reserves prove accurate, its output could skyrocket.
Following a period of strong economic growth, Angola has announced plans to launch its debut Eurobond.
Inward foreign investment levels in Angola decreased for the third year in a row in 2011, thanks in part to dwindling investment in the coal, oil and natural gas sector.
The fDi Report 2016
Most popular content
- Nigerian infrastructure: building from the base up
- American Cities of the Future 2015/16 Winners
- Can Africa build the ICT infrastructure it needs to fulfil its potential?
- Software and IT services FDI from North America is on the rise in Asia-Pacific
- Manufacturing FDI into Vietnam increases during fourth quarter of 2015
Crossborder investment monitor
fDi Markets is the only online database tracking crossborder greenfield investment covering all sectors and countries worldwide. It provides real-time monitoring of investment projects, capital investment and job creation with powerful tools to track and profile companies investing overseas.
Corporate location benchmarking tool
fDi Benchmark is the only online tool to benchmark the competitiveness of countries and cities in over 50 sectors. Its comprehensive location data series covers the main cost and quality competitiveness indicators for over 300 locations around the world.
fDi Intelligence provides customised reports and data research which deliver vital business intelligence to corporations, investment promotion agencies, economic development organisations, consulting firms and research institutions.Find out more.