Covid-19: After a tough year, Africa-China relations back on track

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China is now South Africa’s largest single trade partner and the relationship is growing. However, the trade balance is still in China’ favour. Picture: iStock
China is now South Africa’s largest single trade partner and the relationship is growing. However, the trade balance is still in China’ favour. Picture: iStock

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Pratibha Thaker, the EIU editorial director for the Middle East and Africa, said China had worked hard to establish a solid footprint across Africa through years of high-level political engagement and the provision of access to much-needed project finance and expertise.

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