2023 was a transformative year for China’s ties with Africa. Chinese investment, trade, and diplomatic engagement were either flat or declined sharply over the past year, highlighting how this once-vibrant relationship is now entering a new, more austere period.
In our annual year-in-review episode, Geraud, Cobus, and Eric look back at the stories and trends of the past 12 months and provide their forecast of what to expect in 2024.
- The China-Global South Project: The Incredible Shrinking Africa-China Relationship by Cobus van Staden
- The Conversation: China-Africa relations in 2023: key moments and events to remember by Lauren Johnston
- African Business: What’s in store for China-Africa relations in 2024? by Hannah Ryder