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Vol 4 (AAC) No 11

Published 1st September 2011


Guinea

Betting on Boffa

The government is negotiating the biggest-ever mining contract with a state-owned Chinese company, while another deal gets downsized

President Alpha Condé’s new government has been investigating the capacity of one of China’s large state-owned construction companies during the last few months. A June trip to China seems to have convinced them of China Power Investment Corporation’s ability to build a large alumina refinery at Boffa, in western Guinea about 120 kilometres from the capital Conakry.

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