China – Africa: Third World Debt Here We Go Again
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China – Africa: Third World Debt Here We Go Again

China’s projects in African provide employment for the estimated one million Chinese working there at any time (6). Its traders have opened up a vast market for Chinese goods, from onions to toothpicks, as the Kenyan Standard newspaper remarks caustically (7). In addition, China forms strong diplomatic bonds with African nations that can be counted on at the UN when questions of contested sovereignty arise (Taiwan, Hong Kong, Tibet, the South China Sea islands) (8).

Source: ICN

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