Engineering and construction firms from China are the most active foreign players in Africa. Photo: Xinhua Engineering and construction firms from China are the most active foreign players in Africa. Photo: Xinhua
Engineering and construction firms from China are the most active foreign players in Africa. Photo: Xinhua
Africa

Chinese contractors win majority of mega projects in Africa

  • Chinese companies first went to Africa in 1979 in search of profits and are now the dominant force
  • ‘Look at the most interesting architecture in the skyline of Dar es Salaam and you’re probably looking at a building designed by a Chinese architect and built by a Chinese firm,’ academic says

Topic |   Africa
Engineering and construction firms from China are the most active foreign players in Africa. Photo: Xinhua Engineering and construction firms from China are the most active foreign players in Africa. Photo: Xinhua
Engineering and construction firms from China are the most active foreign players in Africa. Photo: Xinhua
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