Political risk factors: what Chinese companies need to assess when investing in Africa

CCS_DP_Political Risk_Gerda_du_Toit_Online_2013 03/2013

By Gerda du Toit

Security and profitability objectives are becoming more relevant for Chinese firms as they expand their business operations on the African continent, where the political environment often exposes the firms to high political risk. Political risk analysis is increasingly important as a way of identifying, assessing and addressing the issue of political risk. This study explores the political risk factors that may influence the operations of Chinese firms operating in Africa.

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