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TRANSLATION: Smear Campaigns Against Chinese Mining Companies in the DR Congo

HEADLINE TRANSLATION: An upsurge of smears against Chinese mining companies in the DR Congo.

There is growing frustration among Chinese stakeholders over the way that Chinese mining companies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have been depicted in the ongoing review of foreign mining contracts by the government in Kinshasa. The editors at the Global Mining (世界矿业) WeChat channel summarized the anxiety that’s been spreading throughout the Chinese mining community, particularly in response to the recent release of a draft report by a prominent international NGO about the Sicomines deal.

The following is a summary translation of the story that was edited for both brevity and clarity. You can read the original version of the report, in Chinese, on the Global Mining WeChat page.

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