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New Economist Intelligence Unit Report Provides Fresh Reminder of China’s Highly Unequal Trade With Africa

The Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) latest report on China-Africa relations forecasts how it sees the relationship between these two regions evolving over the next ten years. 

Broadly speaking, the EIU predicts China will devote more attention to Africa, both for economic reasons and also to ensure that the U.S. and Europe do not make inroads on the continent at Beijing’s expense.

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