Why are Chinese citizens choosing to remain in Africa?

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April 10, 2023


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Since the inception of the "Belt and Road" strategy in 2013, China's investments in Africa have significantly boosted economic and infrastructure development in many African countries. While Chinese initiatives like building bridges and railways have brought convenience, there are challenges. Some Chinese individuals in Africa prioritize their interests over local welfare, leading to disappointment among Africans. Issues like disregarding local labor laws and customs have caused tensions, highlighting the importance of mutual understanding, compliance with regulations, and cultural respect for successful international cooperation between China and Africa.


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