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Hunan’s Trade With Africa is Up 90% in 2023

Chinese customs officers inspect some of the 45 tons of recently arrived Kenyan avocados. Image via Xinhua.

The central Chinese province of Hunan has spent years positioning itself as an African trading hub, and according to the latest customs data, its efforts are now paying significant dividends.

Trade between the province and African countries surged by 90% in the first four months of this year compared to the same period last year to $3.14 billion.

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