New Challenges for China-Africa Ties

From The Official Blog of Amb. David H. Shinn Fri Feb 22 2013, 13:29:00

Oxford Analytica published on 21 January 2013 an analysis titled "New Challenges Arise as China-Africa Ties Deepen."

It argued that attention is shifting from alleged East-West ideological competition to the practical challenges and opportunities Africa faces in engaging at multiple levels with a major "new" partner. Although state-to-state ties remain the most important, the activities of Chinese and African provincial and local governments, private firms, and other non-state actors including the Chinese media are gaining in salience.

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