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Out now: “China’s Engagement in Africa: Activities, Effects and Trends”

  • 24/06/2022
Out now: “China’s Engagement in Africa: Activities, Effects and Trends”

Out of 54 African countries, 52 have already signed a BRI (Belt & Road Initiative) Memorandum of Understanding with China by April 2022 – a clear indication that the flagship project of China’s 21st century foreign policy is permeating the entire African continent.
After the BRI 1.0 phase of engagement and negotiation with Africans on the ground and with the international community, Chinese investment patterns and sectors in Africa are about to undergo a fundamental realignment in the BRI 2.0 phase. Nevertheless, the facts and effects of China’s engagement in Africa demonstrated by the latest major development trends have at large invalidated the allegation that China poses development pressure on Africa.
Read more about China’s multifaceted relationship with various African countries in the June 2022 study by CGS Director Prof. Dr. Xuewu Gu, Clara Dinkelbach, Christiane Heidbrink, Ying Huang, Xiaojun Ke, Maximillian Mayer, and Hendrik W. Ohnesorge.

Klick here to read the whole study.