Africa in China’s Foreign Policy

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April 14, 2014


Yun Sun


This article points out that studies on the subject of Sino-African relations have mostly focused on China’s economic interest in Africa, and the economic gains that China stands to gain for its involvement in Africa. The article claims that moral judgement on the subject seems to shift depending on which side gets to benefit more from this transactional relation. The author further suggests that Africa holds a far more complex role in China’s global strategy, beyond supplying China with raw materials.


Diplomacy | Historical Context | Policy | Politics

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