Beira (Mozambique)… where beer is cheaper than tea (despite ever-present China)
Distinguished Africa correspondent Lee Kasumba is travelling around Continent to explore its business opportunities and investment potential.
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Kasumba’s first impression of port-city Beira was of a “cosy, spacious” city with a lot of construction and informal trading, day and night.
China has a massive influence in Beira, said Kasumba, with Chinese restaurants and resorts counting among the city’s prominent landmarks.
Beira is where it’s at; it's cheaper than the tea!
For more detail; listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).
Extremely beautiful, with the best seafood!Lee Kasumba
It’s a lot smaller than Maputo…Lee Kasumba
You see a lot of chrome… fertilizers, tobacco… are some of the main goods being transported here…Lee Kasumba
In 1998 this port processed 30 000 containers per year… now it processes 240 000 containers per year…Lee Kasumba
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