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China in Africa: A Macroeconomic Perspective

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  • Benedicte Vibe Christensen
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    In recent years, China has dramatically expanded its financing and foreign direct investment to Africa. This expansion has served the political and economic interests of China while providing Africa with much-needed technology and financial resources. This paper looks at China’s role in Africa from the Chinese perspective. [Working Paper No. 230].

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    Keywords: china; chinese; africa; political; economic; technology; financial resources; macroeconoic; african; global environment; trade;

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    1. Mwanza Nkusu, 2004. "Aid and the Dutch Disease in Low-Income Countries," IMF Working Papers 04/49, International Monetary Fund.
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    1. Thierry PAIRAULT, 2013. "Chinese Direct Investment In Africa: A State Strategy ?," Region et Developpement, Region et Developpement, LEAD, Universite du Sud - Toulon Var, vol. 37, pages 259-284.
    2. World Bank & the People’s Republic of China Development Research Center of the State Council, 2013. "China 2030 : Building a Modern, Harmonious, and Creative Society," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 12925, October.
    3. Thierry Pairault, 2014. "Chinese direct investment in Africa. A state strategy?," Post-Print halshs-00981417, HAL.

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