Why there are Relatively Fewer Manufacturing Activities in Africa Compared with Advanced Countries
Below are reasons there are relatively fewer manufacturing activities in Africa compared with advanced countries;
(i) Low capital base of west Africa.
(ii) Low level of technological development.
(iii) Political instability.
(iv) Over-reliance on foreign-made goods.
(v) Inadequate skilled personnel.
(vi) Inadequate infrastructural facilities in west Africa.
(vii) Economic instability caused by industrial action by workers in West Africa.
(viii) Inadequate raw materials.