China's President Xi Jinping, left, is pictured with Senegal's President Macky Sall in 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE/STR China's President Xi Jinping, left, is pictured with Senegal's President Macky Sall in 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE/STR
China's President Xi Jinping, left, is pictured with Senegal's President Macky Sall in 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE/STR

After 20 years, there’s more than mere economic exchange in China’s trade relationship with Africa

  • The Forum on China-Africa Cooperation has helped projects get built in Africa and China find resources and new markets
  • Observers say African partners mostly negotiated from position of weakness but the dynamic is shifting

Topic |   China-Africa relations
China's President Xi Jinping, left, is pictured with Senegal's President Macky Sall in 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE/STR China's President Xi Jinping, left, is pictured with Senegal's President Macky Sall in 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE/STR
China's President Xi Jinping, left, is pictured with Senegal's President Macky Sall in 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE/STR
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