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Sub-Saharan Africa may stand to gain more international capital flows in coming years

Dilek Aykut's picture

As highlighted in the just-released Global Economic Prospects report, international capital flows to developing countries had a strong recovery in 2010. These flows are projected to rise further in the medium term and much of the increase is expected to be in foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows. Sub-Saharan Africa may have a better chance of receiving international capital flows in this new cycle of capital flows that it did previous ones.