Price competitiveness makes many Chinese companies an attractive proposition in Africa, observers say. Photo: Xinhua Price competitiveness makes many Chinese companies an attractive proposition in Africa, observers say. Photo: Xinhua
Price competitiveness makes many Chinese companies an attractive proposition in Africa, observers say. Photo: Xinhua

Why Chinese construction firms will remain the big builders in Africa

  • Chinese government financing has helped to drive exports of services to the continent but Chinese companies have another big factor in their favour – price, analysts say
  • A major shift in lending is under way, with commercial banks filling some of the gap left by Beijing’s official credit agency

Topic |   China-Africa relations
Price competitiveness makes many Chinese companies an attractive proposition in Africa, observers say. Photo: Xinhua Price competitiveness makes many Chinese companies an attractive proposition in Africa, observers say. Photo: Xinhua
Price competitiveness makes many Chinese companies an attractive proposition in Africa, observers say. Photo: Xinhua
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