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The Number of Chinese Workers in Africa is Now Less Than Half What it Was a Decade Ago

The population of Chinese workers in Africa now stands at 88,371, the lowest point since 2009 and less than half the amount of the peak in 2015, according to new data from the China-Africa Research Initiative (CARI) at Johns Hopkins University.

The largest concentration of that population (42%) is located in just five countries: the Democratic Republic of Congo, Algeria, Egypt, Nigeria, and Angola.

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