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Eyeing Tanzania’s Booming Economy (VOA On Assignment August 2)i
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August 02, 2013 2:49 PM
With a vigorous growth rate of 7 percent, the economy of East Africa’s Tanzania is booming. And with that growth, comes the envy of foreign investors such as China and the United States. Both countries are racing to share in a piece of the Tanzanian pie, with Chinese companies already leading the way, providing builing and infrastructure in return for resources. VOA’s Gabe Joselow has followed the story and talks with On Assignment’s Philip Alexiou.

Eyeing Tanzania’s Booming Economy (VOA On Assignment August 2)

Published August 02, 2013

With a vigorous growth rate of 7 percent, the economy of East Africa’s Tanzania is booming. And with that growth, comes the envy of foreign investors such as China and the United States. Both countries are racing to share in a piece of the Tanzanian pie, with Chinese companies already leading the way, providing builing and infrastructure in return for resources. VOA’s Gabe Joselow has followed the story and talks with On Assignment’s Philip Alexiou.

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