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Population: 1.37 bn.
GDP: $11.19 trn.
Debt: $1.42 trn.

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Spotlight on Queensway Group

China International Fund's former parent company, Dayuan International Development, is ordered by a judge to hand over its books to a former director

A high-profile Hong Kong court case could reveal more details about the business dealings of the secretive China International Fund and China Sonangol. Nicknamed the ‘88 Quee...


Tax troubles but business buoyant

Despite the legal actions and environmental problems, relations between the governments of Gabon and China are still strong

Punitive action against a Chinese oil company following a tax dispute has not undercut Libreville-Beijing ties. Although the government revoked Sinopec-owned Addax Petroleum’...


Pipeline and transparency protests

The details of contracts signed during President Xi Jinping's March visit – and their implications – are still filtering through

Major Chinese investments, such as the new US$10 billion port to be built north of Dar es Salaam in Bagamoyo, are raising concerns amongst both the opposition and local communities...


Han Fang

President, Shanghai Chamber of Commerce in South Africa

Chinese entrepreneur Han Fang, new President of the Shanghai Chamber of Commerce in South Africa, moved to the country two decades ago and has since established a business empire w...


Too great expectations

The Sicomines deposits contain smaller copper reserves than predicted and some detect deep problems in the partnership with China

In early May, Prime Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo Mapon sent shockwaves through Kinshasa when he told the United Nations-backed Radio Okapi that the partnership between Congo-Kins...


Small beer from Beijing

Vice-President Wang Yang’s visit sees scrabbling state media rerun an old warning to Chinese companies from Prime Minister Tsvangirai

Zimbabwe's new constitution finally passed into law on 22 May and the way is now clear for elections. The Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front is pushing for the polls t...


Doors opening

China’s Kingho Energy has big ideas for Sierra Leone, but such plans could go the way of many other ambitious investments. The US$6 billion agreement the company signed with the Mi...


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Hu Huaibang

Chairman, China Development Bank

Hu Huaibang, outgoing Chairman of Shanghai-based Bank of Communications, replaced Chen Yuan as Chairman of China Development Bank in May. As of February, the CDB had provided lo...


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Li Baodong

Ambassador to the United Nations, China

Li Baodong called on Western countries to help African governments strengthen the institutions that are designed to fight terrorism. He told the Xinhua Chinese news agency in May t...


Reality replaces Sata’s rhetoric

On President Sata’s inaugural trip to China, Beijing’s former critic welcomed Chinese investment as long as it produces clear benefits for Zambia

In opposition, he lambasted the role of Chinese companies in the Zambian economy, but President Michael Chilufya Sata’s April state visit to China marked a point of closure on his ...


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