AJS Transport and Logistics built its business during Angola’s 27-year civil war, during which time it learned the value of investment in communities and personnel, as CEO Luis Silva explains to Natasha Turak.
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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.
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.
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