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China cuts finance pledge to Africa amid growing debt concerns

  • Give a reason why China has invested in Africa in recent years

  • What reasons might China have for reducing the amount of money it supplies to Africa through investment and loans?

  • How has China’s trade surplus helped it engage in investment abroad?

  • Evaluate the extent to which Chinese FDI benefits Africa

  • Evaluate the extent to which FDI is more harmful to African economies than debt

David Dike, Economic Research Council - Economic Episodes

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