Chinese Investments in Africa

by The Bearing Wave on December 15, 2015

China continues to generate controversy with its rapidly growing investments in Africa, and the country has emerged as Africa’s largest trading partner for primarily energy and minerals. At the same time, there is a growing volume of Chinese direct investment in Africa. The ever-impressive Brookings institute published an interesting blog article on the topic earlier this autumn.

For an accessible infographic, the Visual Capitalist has published  an excellent visualisation of Chinese investment in Africa, which we would like to share. Click on the graph below to reach the full resolution original.

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The Bearing Wave is a blog for the consulting firm Bearing, where we write about our methodology and experience. We also present news from our practice and thoughts on development, and we sometimes publish guest authored articles. The blog has been published since 2009 and contains hundreds of articles, and it has several hundred readers every day from across the world.

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