Out from under EU’s trade yoke

2008-03-15 00:00

The flood of new bricks-and-mortar investments, cash and two-way trade deals from China and India into Africa offers the continent a real opportunity to lift itself out of poverty on the tails of the Chinese dragon and the Indian tiger.

Worse, developing countries are bullied into accepting these lopsided “partnerships” with not-so-subtle threats of withdrawing aid or in the event of failing to sign, blocking access to products from developing countries to the markets of their industrial nation “partner”.

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