“let’s join handsand open a new era of china-africa win-win cooperation and common development ” his announcement was met with excitement and skepticism from different parties pros: china can provide training and jobs to africans in addition to creating infrastructure and funding health care, china can also help boost local economies. Third, china wants political legitimacy the chinese government believes that strengthening sino-african relations helps raise china's own international influence most african governments express support for beijing's one china policy, a prerequisite for attracting chinese aid and investment.
Thanks to billions of dollars from china, new roads, bridges, stadiums and other projects are being built all over africa even the building of the $200 million headquarters of the african union was funded entirely by the chinese china is also making industrial investments all over the continent, running mining and oil firms. Although china insists that sino-african relations are mutually beneficial, china’s recent economic activity in the region has produced growing criticism within africa south african president jacob zuma cautioned in july that the unbalanced nature of africa’s escalating trade ties with china is “unsustainable” in the long term.
In 2010, china was south africa's largest trading partner since 2007 sino-south african relations have become increasingly close with increasing trade, policy and political ties in the 2010 beijing declaration, south africa was upgraded to the diplomatic status of strategic comprehensive partner by the chinese government. China africa relations have come under scrutiny recently, with more articles and books having been written on it in the last 10 years than in the preceding 50 years all put together despite the generous attention, however, the nature and outcome of china africa relations are far from clear.
Economic relations between china and africa, one part of more general africa–china relations, began centuries ago [when] and continue through the present day nowadays, china seeks resources for its growing consumption, and african countries seek funds to develop their infrastructures.
China and africa disadvantages [ 48 - 7367 ratings ] the gulin product line, consisting of more than 30 machines, sets the standard for our industry tuesday, 07 september 2010 13:41 south africa-china relations: getting beyond the cross-roads by ana cristina alves and elizabeth sidiropoulos.
China export to africa to counterbalance the import of raw materials from africa, china has constantly increased its export of cheap chinese consumer goods to the african continent china’s main exports to africa consist of textiles products, foodstuff, electronic and chemical products.