China Seeks to Unleash Africa’s Potential

Since the 1980s, Eastern Europe, Asia, and Latin America have rid- den the globalization tsunami to higher standards of living. China in particular has enjoyed unparalleled growth. Meanwhile, Africa has remained mired in poverty. But now, just as China’s export- and investment-driven growth is slowing, it has set its sights on harnessing Africa’s economic potential for the benefit of Africans, as well as China. What is China’s African strategy? What is the expected impact on Africa and China? What are the broader implications for global prosperity and international rel.....

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