Extraregional migration in the South: the case of China and Africa


South African Foreign Policy Iniative

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Thursday, 15 November 2012


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In recent years, the People's Republic of China is not only the source of a large number of the world's international migrants but increasingly a destination for labour migrants, including sub-Saharan African. The main factors behind this emerging migratory phenomenon are both China's continuing economic growth and its increasing political and diplomatic linkages with African countries.