Looking Back and Moving Forward: An Analysis of China-Africa Economic Trends and the Outcomes of the 2015 Forum on China Africa Cooperation

Image: Flickr, QuantFoto
Image: Flickr, QuantFoto

In early December 2015, Chinese and African officials met in Johannesburg at the sixth Forum on China Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) meeting.

In early December 2015, Chinese and African officials met in Johannesburg at the sixth Forum on China Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) meeting. The 2015 FOCAC summit took place amid news reports of China’s economic slowdown, and concerns over how Africa would be impacted. In this policy brief, we situate the sixth FOCAC meeting in the context of China’s evolving economic relationship with the African continent.

1 Jan 2016