400 participants from 47 different African countries are participating in this week’s China-Africa trade and economic relations forum now underway in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang.
The event highlights the increasingly prominent role that Chinese provinces are playing in the broader China-Africa relationship. Zhejiang and the central province of Hunan are among the most active, with both serving as key African trading hubs.
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Customs authorities in Changsha, the capital of China’s southern Hunan province, reported $2.6 billion in two-way trade between the city and African countries in the first three quarters of the year. ...
With yearly media blitzes like the China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo, China’s Hunan province is increasingly key to agricultural trade with the continent. This trade jumped by 82.9% last year alone, coming to $2 ...