China continues to generate controversy with its rapidly growing investments in Africa, and the country has emerged as Africa’s largest trading partner for primarily energy and minerals. At the same time, there is a growing volume of Chinese direct investment in Africa. The ever-impressive Brookings institute published an interesting blog article on the topic earlier this autumn.
For an accessible infographic, the Visual Capitalist has published an excellent visualisation of Chinese investment in Africa, which we would like to share. Click on the graph below to reach the full resolution original.