The growing relationship between China and Sub-Saharan Africa : macroeconomic, trade, investment, and aid links

@article{Zafar2007TheGR,
  title={The growing relationship between China and Sub-Saharan Africa : macroeconomic, trade, investment, and aid links},
  author={Ali Zafar},
  journal={World Bank Research Observer},
  year={2007},
  volume={22},
  pages={103-130}
}
  • A. Zafar
  • Published 20 April 2007
  • Economics
  • World Bank Research Observer
China’s economic ascendance over the past two decades has generated ripple effects in the world economy. Its search for natural resources to satisfy the demands of industrialization has led it to Sub-Saharan Africa. Trade between China and Africa in 2006 totaled more than $50 billion, with Chinese companies importing oil from Angola and Sudan, timber from Central Africa, and copper from Zambia. Demand from China has contributed to an upward swing in prices, particularly for oil and metals from… 

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