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Chinese Trade With Africa Surged in First Quarter But Expected to Slow Dramatically

Global trade figures released by China's General Administration of Customs.

Chinese trade with Africa rocketed up 24.5% in the first three months of 2022 compared to the same time last year, according to the new data released by China’s customs authorities.

At a continental level, trade levels were characteristically balanced with Chinese imports from Africa jumping 33% to $29.7 billion and exports to Africa up 18% to $35.1 billion.

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