Connecting Africa to China
China-Africa trade show wraps up with promise of more cooperation
The second-ever China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo in Changsha has wrapped up, strengthening the bond between the two trade allies. The four-day event themed ‘New Start, New Opportunities, and New Accomplishments’ was held in person and online, and featured nearly 1 000 enterprises and government officials, including representatives from... Read more
China and Mauritius sign deal as African Free Trade Agreement goes live
Mauritius and China have signed the first Sino-African Free Trade Agreement, opening the African island nation to new trade opportunities with the globe’s second-largest economy. The deal, which was made official on Friday, coincides with the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) which went into effect... Read more
SA wines may find favour with growing Chinese market
The South African wine industry may receive a surprise boost in the years to come as import tariffs imposed on Australian wine by China sees the Asian giant shopping for wine in other regions. China has imposed export tariffs of between 107%-212% on Australia’s wine industry, following similar bans... Read more