Will China remain the preferred partner for Africa?

01 Nov 2023 01.00 PM - 02.30 PM NBS, Gaia, ABS LT3 (ABS-02-LT3) Alumni, Current Students, Industry/Academic Partners, Public

China is Africa’s largest trading partner and a crucial source of finance. Chinese firms account for one-eighth of the continent’s manufacturing output and are responsible for building most of its hard infrastructure.

Lately, however, there have been shifts in Chinese approach to the continent. Amid increasing geopolitical competition for Africa’s resources, can Beijing maintain its status as the preferred partner of choice for the most youthful continent in the world?

Over 40 NTU students, staff and the public joined in for the talk and discussion by Ronak Gopaldas, Director of Signal Risk and a NTU-SBF Centre for African Studies Fellow. The event was moderated by Amit Jain, the Director of the NTU-SBF Centre for African Studies.

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