Over the last year, CDC has continued to support the growth of businesses and create jobs in Africa and South Asia, and made 52 new investment commitments totalling £1.05bn.
CDC now backs a total of 715 businesses in Africa and 338 in South Asia. Their portfolio in these regions directly employed nearly three-quarters of a million people (734,000), of which 63,000 were newly created jobs. Those businesses paid $3.5 billion in taxes to their local governments.
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