Archive for the ‘Mozambique’ Category

South Korea to Tap Africa as China Tightens Graphite Controls

Via Bloomberg, a report that South Korea is looking towards Africa as China tightens graphite controls: Tanzania and Mozambique among countries under consideration Seoul to seek talks with Beijing for smooth graphite trade South Korea is looking to African countries to secure graphite as China tightens its exports controls over the key material used in […]

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As China Tightens Controls on Graphite, The Hunt Is On for New Supplies.

Courtesy of Barron’s, a look at how Chinese restrictions on graphite may help emerging markets like Brazil, Turkey, Madagascar, and Mauritius which also have reserves: China’s stricter controls over graphite exports mean companies, including electric-vehicle makers such as Tesla, will have to accelerate their search for alterative sources of the mineral. Demand for graphite for use in […]

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Mining, Energy, Construction: Where In Africa Is It Best to Invest?

Courtesy of The Africa Report, interesting analysis on where it is ‘best to invest’ in Africa: In a complex economic environment in Africa, political risk, soaring construction costs and rising interest rates are putting the brakes on international investors’ enthusiasm, but manufacturers are playing the local value-added card. What’s more, six of the world’s top […]

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Mozambique Plans Climate Announcement Worth Billions at COP28

Via Bloomberg, an article on Mozambique’s energy transition plans: Country in talks with Germany, UAE, Belgium and the UK Plans to harness country’s hydro and solar power potential Mozambique is seeking to become the latest country to secure an energy-transition pact with wealthy nations and is targeting an announcement at the COP28 climate summit later […]

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Indonesia Signs Deals With Several African Countries

Via Stratfor’s Rane Worldview, a report on recent deals between Indonesia and several African nations: What Happened: Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo wrapped a weeklong Africa tour during which he signed vaccine export and energy deals with Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique, Nikkei Asia reported on Aug. 24. Indonesia will also develop palm oil plantations in Kenya. […]

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From Sunshine to Startups: Unleashing Mozambique’s Entrepreneurial Magi

Via Renew Capital, a report on Mozambique’s entrepreneurial landscape: Mozambique is renowned for its captivating landscapes, pristine beaches, and rich cultural tapestry. In this interview with the project and investment manager at Renew Capital, Licínio Chissano, we delve into Mozambique’s entrepreneurial landscape and the promising industries that are driving its growth. Join us as we […]

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Wildcats & Black Sheep is a personal interest blog dedicated to the identification and evaluation of maverick investment opportunities arising in frontier - and, what some may consider to be, “rogue” or “black sheep” - markets around the world.

Focusing primarily on The New Seven Sisters - the largely state owned petroleum companies from the emerging world that have become key players in the oil & gas industry as identified by Carola Hoyos, Chief Energy Correspondent for The Financial Times - but spanning other nascent opportunities around the globe that may hold potential in the years ahead, Wildcats & Black Sheep is a place for the adventurous to contemplate & evaluate the emerging markets of tomorrow.