Today, China is Africa’s second largest trading partner, a second source of FDI and South Africa’s largest trading partner. In November 2009, the fourth FOCAC ministerial meeting is set to take place in Egypt.
SAIIA’s China in Africa programme has conducted research into various aspects of China–Africa relations. Relevant documents are available for download below.
- China-Africa toolkit
- Elephants, Ants and Superpowers: Nigeria’s Relations with China (SAIIA Occasional Paper 42) (September 2009)
- China and Africa’s Natural Resources: The Challenges and Implications for Development and Governance (SAIIA Occasional Paper 41) (September 2009)
- Building on Progress? Chinese Engagement in Ethiopia (Monika Thakur) (SAIIA Occasional Paper 38) (July 2009)
- Africa-China-EU Cooperation in Africa: Prospects and Pitfalls