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China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo Kicks Off in Hunan

File image of a display at the 2021 China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo: Xinhua

The biggest annual event in Africa-China trade kicks off in Changsha, Hunan Province, on Thursday, running until July 2.

The third China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo is notable for two key reasons. First, it signals the full resumption of Africa-China trade relations following China’s COVID shutdown. Second, it cements the emergence of Hunan as a key hub for Africa-China trade.

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