Connecting Africa to China
Tesla opens first ever factory in China
The American electrical vehicle manufacturer, Tesla, has opened up its first ever wholly-owned assembly plant in Shanghai, China, after...
China revising its “Made in China 2025” plans
China is considering to postpone its “Made in China 2025” technology plan that aims to develop local expertise and skills and reduce the nation’s reliance on foreign technology. According to sources that spoke to Bloomberg, the country is revising its plans to become an advanced manufacturing leader within a... Read more
Tesla opens first ever factory in China
The American electrical vehicle manufacturer, Tesla, has opened up its first ever wholly-owned assembly plant in Shanghai, China, after the Chinese government lifted restrictions on foreign companies producing vehicles in China. The American firm, owned by South African expatriate, Elon Musk, opened the assembly plant in July, after China... Read more
BAIC boss confident tariff war won’t deter SA-China deal
South Africa’s beneficial deals such as the BAIC auto plant, launched in Coega, outside Port Elizabeth, won’t be affected by trade tensions between the United States and China, business leaders from the two countries said. According to a report from Fin24, BAIC International chair Xu Hey said the so-called... Read more