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China in Africa - A Changing Landscape

Geoff Riley

13th July 2017

China's evolving economic and political influence in Africa is the subject of constant analysis and discussion.

In this blog entry, I am curating articles and study resources China's impact on African economic growth and development drawing on information from quality newspapers, think tanks and other sources. A new report from McKinsey provides a lot more data on the Chinese-African economic relationship.

To read the McKinsey report - click this link

See also:

Africa Review: Spillovers from China’s soft landing on developing Africa (July 2017)

Financial Times: Chinese investment in Africa: Beijing’s testing ground (June 2017)

Africa- China trade increased from $13 billion in 2001 to $188 billion in 2015—an average annual growth rate of 21 percent. FDI has grown even faster, from $1 billion in 2004 to $35 billion in 2015, according to official figures. 

China's Silk Road Initiative and the African Economy

The Stream - How China is changing Africa

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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