The seizure of power in Guinea is the latest disruption to the African region seen as central to China’s Africa strategy. Photo: EPA-EFE The seizure of power in Guinea is the latest disruption to the African region seen as central to China’s Africa strategy. Photo: EPA-EFE
The seizure of power in Guinea is the latest disruption to the African region seen as central to China’s Africa strategy. Photo: EPA-EFE

Guinea coup adds to growing knots in China’s belt and road plans

  • It is the latest in a series of recent military takeovers in a strategic region for Chinese trade ambitions
  • China is a key player in the Guinean economy, buying most of its bauxite and with a key stake in its iron ore reserves

Topic |   China-Africa relations
The seizure of power in Guinea is the latest disruption to the African region seen as central to China’s Africa strategy. Photo: EPA-EFE The seizure of power in Guinea is the latest disruption to the African region seen as central to China’s Africa strategy. Photo: EPA-EFE
The seizure of power in Guinea is the latest disruption to the African region seen as central to China’s Africa strategy. Photo: EPA-EFE
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