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How Powerful is China in Zimbabwe? New Report Counts the Ways

An infographic in a recent report by the Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association, showing Zimbabwe's share of China's chrome imports.

The prominent Zimbabwean environmental NGO, the Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA), published a new policy brief mapping China’s influence in key Zimbabwean economic sectors, including extractives, utilities and power.

ZELA has been sharply critical of Chinese companies’ labor and environmental violations in the past. However, this report highlights both the positive and negative impacts of China-Zim engagement.

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