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

Topic |   China-Africa relations
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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