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New Study: African Countries Among Most at Risk to Economic Consequences of Coronavirus Outbreak

A new study published today by the London-based think tank Overseas Development Institute explores the economic impact of the burgeoning coronavirus outbreak in China on those countries around the world with the highest levels of exposure to the Chinese economy. Not surprisingly, many of the countries most vulnerable to economic disruption due to the coronavirus crisis are located in Africa.

According to the study’s authors, Sherillyn Raga and Dirk Willem te Velde, the following 12 African countries are among the most exposed to the Chinese economic slowdown:

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