A New China-Africa Financial, Investment & Business Partnership: Lessons for the international aid, investment and trade architecture

Publication date: 

Sunday, 29 December 2013


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External to ACUI

African investment, trade and aid from the West are usually compartmentalized. In particular, after sixty years and $1 trillion spent, Western aid has turned out to be Africa’s addiction rather than its salvation. Drawing on the latest empirical research, this Paper attempts to dissect the nature and composition of China's unique coordinated financial, investment, trade and aid strategy for Africa.