Congo’s copper is at the heart of a US$6 billion deal with Chinese companies. Photo: Reuters
Congo’s copper is at the heart of a US$6 billion deal with Chinese companies. Photo: Reuters

China’s African resource-for-infrastructure deals face growing concern that locals don’t feel the benefits

  • Critics of the agreements say the promised benefits such as new Chinese-built roads, power plants and schools have failed to materialise
  • Deals in the DR Congo and Ghana have also been criticised for their environmental impact as well as being poor value for the host countries

Congo’s copper is at the heart of a US$6 billion deal with Chinese companies. Photo: Reuters
Congo’s copper is at the heart of a US$6 billion deal with Chinese companies. Photo: Reuters
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