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China’s Foreign Aid Policy Gets a Big Upgrade

China is upgrading the role of foreign aid and international development in its policymaking according to a new white paper published by the country’s immensely powerful cabinet, known as the State Council.

The State Council Information Office released the document on Sunday. It details major shifts in how China approaches its international development assistance initiatives that, to date, have been somewhat disjointed.

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