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

Topic |   China-Africa relations
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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