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China and Sub Saharan Africa: impacts and challenges of a growing relationship

Kaplinsky, Raphael; McCormick, Dorothy and Morris, Mike (2010). China and Sub Saharan Africa: impacts and challenges of a growing relationship. In: Padayachee, V. ed. The Politcal Economy of Africa. London: Routledge.

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The existing literature is clear that China is impacting on Sub Saharan Africa (SSA). What is not clear is the precise nature of that impact. Does it come mainly from trade in cheap manufactured goods? Does it come from China's seemingly insatiable hunger for oil and minerals? What countries benefit and in what sectors? What role do Chinese companies operating in Africa play? How beneficial is Chinese aid and/or international cooperation? Who is losing out, and why?

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2010 Routledge
ISBN: 0-415-48039-6, 978-0-415-48039-0
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Engineering & Innovation
Mathematics, Computing and Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
Item ID: 22239
Depositing User: Olivia Acquah
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2010 13:56
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2016 17:22
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