There’s nothing inherent in Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies that will result in economic growth.
Even a cursory glance at earlier industrial revolutions will show that they have not been associated with the interests of the working or underclasses.
Foundries in South Africa are the hardest hit by rising electricity costs.
High municipal electricity tariffs pose a serious threat to South Africa’s machinery and equipment manufacturing industries.
Shanghai demonstrates how good planning can help Africa to develop successful special economic zones.
China’s experience indicates that special economic zones can help countries in Africa attract foreign investors, diversify their economies and promote manufacturing.
China’s industrialisation has followed the same path, but the rules of the game have changed.
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