South Africa’s exports to China were down almost a third in the first half. Photo: Reuters

China-Africa trade takes big hit from coronavirus in first half

  • Total volume down by nearly 20 per cent in first six months but ‘better than expected’, Chinese customs says
  • Africa to stay a major source of commodities in longer term but more turbulence expected for the rest of the year, analyst says
Topic |   China-Africa relations
South Africa’s exports to China were down almost a third in the first half. Photo: Reuters
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