Friday, April 06, 2012


IWS Documented News Service


Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach

School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies

Cornell University

16 East 34th Street, 4th floor---------------------- Stuart Basefsky

New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau



African Development Bank (AfDB)


Economic Brief

Chinese Investments and Employment Creation in Algeria and Egypt [5 April 2012]

[full-text, 23 pages]



...this paper will conduct a survey of China-North African trade and investment patterns

across the region, assessing the impact of Chinese FDI into creating employment

in two case studies in particular, Algeria and Egypt, and provide an analysis of the

factors affecting employment generating investment in the region.



I- China’s Economic Engagement in North Africa p.2

II- North Africa – the Challenges of Unemployment and the China Factor p.6

III- Comparative Assessment of the Impact and Potential Impact of Chinese FDI on Employment Creation p.14

IV- Policy Recommendations p.17

V- Conclusions p.18

Select Bibliography p.19

Annexes p.21




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