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World Bank says jobs shifting from East Asia to Africa. Is Africa ready?

 The World Bank says opportunities for job creation are emerging for Africa as East Asia is shedding manufacturing jobs because of fast rising labuor costs.

African policymakers are keen to seize this opportunity and take the agenda forward at the country level.

 How can governments help the private sector develop labuor-intensive industries that capitalize on country endowments and tap an economy’s comparative advantage?

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