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Africa caught between China's finance and the US military (in ten charts)

  • Upcoming Forum for China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) should signal China's ongoing financial commitment to Africa

  • China is now a much bigger source of finance and trade for Africa than the US, albeit at lower levels than past peaks

  • US still the dominant international military in Africa, but may open space for others as its "War on Terror" winds down

Africa caught between China's finance and the US military (in ten charts)
Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik

Strategy & Head of Equity Research

Tellimer Research
7 September 2021
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