Tag: China-Africa relations

Mauritius and China reiterate determination to consolidate economic and trade relations

Mauritius and China reiterate determination to consolidate economic and trade relations

04 Apr 18  News
Mauritius and China have reiterated their determination towards consolidating economic and trade relations by signing the agreed minutes pertaining to the first round of negotiatio...
Mauritius-China FTA to strengthen economic cooperation in various sectors

Mauritius-China FTA to strengthen economic cooperation in various sectors

03 Apr 18  News
The first round of negotiations on the Mauritius-China Free Trade Agreement (FTA), kicked off yesterday at Maritim Resort & Spa, in Balaclava. The FTA aims at creating th...
China takes up lion’s share of debt spend

China takes up lion’s share of debt spend

13 Feb 18  News
Beijing gobbled up nearly half of cash Nairobi spent on external debt repayment in three months ended September 2017, hinting at the cost of loans China has been injecting into the...
China’s impacts on SSA through the lens of growth and exports

China’s impacts on SSA through the lens of growth and exports

09 Jan 18  News
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) points out three identified spillover channels through which China may influence the world economy: trade, external financing and commodity pr...
China-Africa expo provides new platform for industrial capacity cooperation

China-Africa expo provides new platform for industrial capacity cooperation

14 Nov 17  News
An upcoming exposition will create a new platform for Chinese and African businesses to strengthen industrial capacity cooperation, officials said Monday. The China-Africa Industr...
China’s ambitions in sub-Saharan Africa: efforts to rebalance bilateral relations still needed

China’s ambitions in sub-Saharan Africa: efforts to rebalance bilateral relations still needed

10 Nov 17  News
Risky trade dependence for sectors and countries that export commodities Almost twenty years after the launch of the first Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, China-Africa relation...
China-Africa: high time for a common integrated African policy on China

China-Africa: high time for a common integrated African policy on China

31 Oct 17  News
The Institute for Global Dialogue, in partnership with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and the Wits Africa-China Reporting Project (ACRP) held a one-day symposium at the University of...
China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Boosting trade opportunities for Sub-Saharan Africa

China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Boosting trade opportunities for Sub-Saharan Africa

07 Sep 17  News
Despite the recent discourse about ‘Africa rising’, the continent’s growth and development prospects remain challenging. Optimism about Africa’s future was based largely o...
As US, China fight for Africa, Trump increases AGOA Fund to $21.8bn

As US, China fight for Africa, Trump increases AGOA Fund to $21.8bn

10 Aug 17  News
Nigeria and other sub-Saharan countries will now tap more from free trade agreement under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), as President Donald Trump has approved doub...
BRIC-Africa trade – is it all about China’s trade with South Africa?

BRIC-Africa trade – is it all about China’s trade with South Africa?

18 May 17  Publications
In the past two decades, Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) have had growing trade and political relations with Africa and South Africa (SA) culminating in the formalisation of...
A rebalancing act for China and Africa: the effects of China’s rebalancing on Sub-Saharan Africa’s trade and growth

A rebalancing act for China and Africa: the effects of China’s rebalancing on Sub-Saharan Africa’s trade and growth

11 Apr 17  News
China and Africa have developed close economic ties over the past 20 years. China’s rapid growth has boosted its demand for raw materials, many of which come from Africa, and tra...
China committed to global development, considers Africa an important partner

China committed to global development, considers Africa an important partner

29 Mar 17  News
China has pledged to continue with an active role in promoting global socio-economic development and considers Africa as an important partner in reforming world affairs. This was ...
The rise of China in world trade and a crystal ball analysis for future Chinese trade

The rise of China in world trade and a crystal ball analysis for future Chinese trade

01 Mar 17  Publications
This paper considers China’s position in world trade from two perspectives. The first section details the evolution of Chinese trade over the period 2001-2013, with an update of ...
China’s Belt and Road initiative and its implications for Africa

China’s Belt and Road initiative and its implications for Africa

23 Feb 17  News
According to the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, the Belt and Road Initiative is the most important feature of China’s foreign policy. The Initiative aims to interconnect count...
China’s trade with Africa: 2016 update

China’s trade with Africa: 2016 update

01 Feb 17  Infographics
China has become by far Africa’s biggest trading partner, exchanging about US$175 billion worth of goods in 2015. Exports are relatively equally distributed across the diffe...
“Three new changes” lead China-Africa win-win cooperation, says Chinese foreign minister

“Three new changes” lead China-Africa win-win cooperation, says Chinese foreign minister

09 Jan 17  News
The cooperation between China and African countries has been gradually transformed and upgraded, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Monday. Under the new ideas put forward a...
Global trade governance

Global trade governance

04 Jan 17  Themes
International trade and the global economy have undergone significant changes in recent years as a result of improved technology, a shift towards trade in services, and increasing ...
World Bank and China scale up support for Africa

World Bank and China scale up support for Africa

09 Sep 16  News
The World Bank Group is strengthening its partnership with China in support of African development through two major initiatives launched during the second “Investing in Africa F...
FOCAC on economic opportunities – China stresses implementation

FOCAC on economic opportunities – China stresses implementation

04 Aug 16  News
All African governments and institutions have to do now is to put in place mechanisms that will bring to reality the 10 action plans advanced by China under the Forum on China-Afri...
Africa and China meet to assess progress in the implementation of FOCAC Action Plan and plan for the future

Africa and China meet to assess progress in the implementation of FOCAC Action Plan and plan for the future

04 Aug 16  News
A coordinators’ meeting on the implementation of the follow up actions of the Johannesburg summit of the Forum on China-Africa cooperation (FOCAC) was held in Beijing from 28 to ...