Nairobi is concerned that a free-trade agreement with China would lead to a surge of imports. Photo: Xinhua

China ‘ready to talk’ about trade deal with East Africa bloc

  • Beijing is open to possibility of ‘a new, favourable’ agreement, according to Chinese ambassador to Kenya
  • Nairobi official says free-trade pact is ‘not feasible’ but it will seek a preferential, non-reciprocal arrangement
Topic |   China-Africa relations

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Nairobi is concerned that a free-trade agreement with China would lead to a surge of imports. Photo: Xinhua
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