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Corruption Concerns Taint Burgeoning China-Africa Trade

Africa’s mineral, timber, and oil wealth has been highly sought - and fought over - for years, mainly by Western nations. Today, though, Africa has become a strong trading partner for China, which surpassed the United States in 2009 and whose bilateral trade reached $210 billion in 2013.   In February, 2014, when China’s President, Xi Jinping hosted the President of Senegal, Macky Sall, Xi told him this fast-growing trade relationship with Africa "stands witness to the...

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