Tag: China-Africa relations

India and China: A scramble for Africa?

India and China: A scramble for Africa?

01 Aug 16  News
China’s presence in Africa as an investor and trading partner increased significantly from the early 2000s, as its economic rise rapidly increased the country’s demand for natu...
China’s engagement with Africa: From natural resources to human resources

China’s engagement with Africa: From natural resources to human resources

14 Jul 16  News
Throughout the 2000s, Chinese demand for primary goods like oil, iron, copper, and zinc helped Africa reduce poverty more than it had in decades. Even so, China’s total investm...
Djibouti partners with China to develop local infrastructure and global trade routes

Djibouti partners with China to develop local infrastructure and global trade routes

29 Jun 16  News
Djibouti has recently inked an agreement with China to streamline the East African country’s Customs systems, in a bid to consolidate its position as a logistics and trade centre...
Are China and India the new colonial powers in Africa?

Are China and India the new colonial powers in Africa?

28 Jun 16  News
While China and India’s trade with Africa does resemble the traditional model of colonial trade, it extends to investments and projects that aim to cater local demand. Africa ha...
China-Africa cooperation plans to boost Africa’s integration

China-Africa cooperation plans to boost Africa’s integration

27 Jun 16  News
As Africa looks forward to continental integration, the Chinese government announced plans to roll out major joint ventures that will enable the continent to achieve integration ag...
3rd Forum on China-Africa Media Cooperation: Mwencha underscores importance of media in shaping the narrative and promoting the rich socio-cultural diversity and economic growth of Africa and China

3rd Forum on China-Africa Media Cooperation: Mwencha underscores importance of media in shaping the narrative and promoting the rich socio-cultural diversity and economic growth of Africa and China

24 Jun 16  News
H.E Erastus Mwencha, Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), led an AU delegation to attend the Third Forum on China-Africa Media Cooperation on 21-22 June 2016, ...
tralac in the news ~ African countries should diversify exports to adapt to changes in China

tralac in the news ~ African countries should diversify exports to adapt to changes in China

30 Mar 16  News
The ongoing changes in China’s economy may be an opportunity for African countries that now mainly export raw materials and oil, to adapt and diversify exports and move up the va...
Capacity building at tralac – Geek Week, 11-15 April 2016

Capacity building at tralac – Geek Week, 11-15 April 2016

07 Mar 16  Event
tralac hosted a capacity building initiative, known as a Geek Week, for researchers and trade policy analysts at the tralac offices from 11-15 April 2016. The Geek Week provid...
China, Africa map out strategic vision for win-win cooperation with practical action plan

China, Africa map out strategic vision for win-win cooperation with practical action plan

07 Dec 15  News
Chinese President Xi Jinping and African leaders rounded off a landmark summit in Johannesburg on Saturday with a unanimous consensus to upgrade China-Africa relations ba...
Declaration and Action Plan of the Johannesburg Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

Declaration and Action Plan of the Johannesburg Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

07 Dec 15  News
Johannesburg Declaration (Combined Version of Africa and China) We, the Heads of State, Government and Delegations of the People’s Republic of China and 50 African countr...
FOCAC starts today in South Africa

FOCAC starts today in South Africa

04 Dec 15  News
Ties between China and Africa are expected to strengthen as the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation (FOCAC) summit commences today, 4 December 2015. The historic event, the first t...
Luwellyn Landers: “Strengthening the African Agenda through the AU, BRICS and FOCAC”

Luwellyn Landers: “Strengthening the African Agenda through the AU, BRICS and FOCAC”

24 Sep 15  News
DIRCO and ACCORD Public lecture delivered by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Luwellyn Landers, at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Howard Co...
Capacity building at tralac – Geek Week, 5-8 October 2015

Capacity building at tralac – Geek Week, 5-8 October 2015

10 Sep 15  Event
As part of tralac’s capacity building initiative, tralac hosted a week-long workshop from 5-8 October 2015, known as a Geek Week, for researchers and trade policy ...
A BRICS book to be launched

A BRICS book to be launched

29 Aug 14  News
Partnership for Development, Integration and Industrialisation The Department of International Relations and Cooperation will jointly host an event with the Embassy of the People...
China, Africa devoted to deepening cooperation

China, Africa devoted to deepening cooperation

09 May 14  News
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s ongoing four-nation Africa tour, which started Sunday, is widely expected to deepen cooperation between the Asian giant and the promising c...
IMF worries that Chinese slowdown could damage sub-Saharan economies

IMF worries that Chinese slowdown could damage sub-Saharan economies

28 Apr 14  News
Africa’s rising economic star is in danger of burning out from even a modest contraction in China’s economy as that country’s demand for natural resources decreases, war...
Capacity building at tralac – Geek Week, 9-13 September 2013

Capacity building at tralac – Geek Week, 9-13 September 2013

18 Sep 13  Event
As an essential part of tralac’s capacity building mandate in Southern Africa, we conducted the annual trade data accessing, collation and interpretation training exercise (...
Forum on China-Africa Co-operation (FOCAC) Summit: An opportunity for a win-win strategic partnership

Forum on China-Africa Co-operation (FOCAC) Summit: An opportunity for a win-win strategic partnership

18 Jul 12  Discussion
Taku Fundira, tralac Researcher, discusses the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation (FOCAC) Summit The establishment of the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation (FOCAC) Summit in 2000...
tralac at Rhodes University’s China Week 2009

tralac at Rhodes University’s China Week 2009

16 Oct 09  Event
Rhodes University held a China Week in Grahamstown from 28 September to 2 October. This colloquium, which examined economic relations between Africa and China, was supported by the...