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Developed and Undeveloped African Resources
Principal Raw Materials Available in Africa
Invasion of French North Africa by American and British forces has again focused attention on “the Dark Continent's storehouse of raw materials.” Contrary to popular belief, Africa is not richly endowed with natural resources, nor is it an important contributor to the world's production of wealth. Africa has only 4.5 per cent of the world's export trade and only 4.8 per cent of the world's import ...