China’s foreign ministry has played down the prospects of competition to the Belt and Road Initiative in Africa. Photo: Xinhua
China’s foreign ministry has played down the prospects of competition to the Belt and Road Initiative in Africa. Photo: Xinhua

Room in Africa for both China’s belt and road plan and Biden’s B3W

  • Build Back Better World Initiative launched at the G7 is unlikely to dislodge Chinese dominance in the continent’s infrastructure drive
  • The new funding programme is likely to focus on ‘soft’ projects like climate, health and security, rather than dams, roads and railways

China’s foreign ministry has played down the prospects of competition to the Belt and Road Initiative in Africa. Photo: Xinhua
China’s foreign ministry has played down the prospects of competition to the Belt and Road Initiative in Africa. Photo: Xinhua
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