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Vol 4 (AAC) No 6

Published 1st April 2011


Congo-Kinshasa

Old debts and new deals

Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal will decide this month whether FG Hemisphere, a United States-based vulture fund, is entitled to seize US$100 million from payments due to the Congolese state from the Sicomines consortium. The case pits Hong Kong’s ‘one country, two systems’ constitution against Beijing’s foreign policy priorities.

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