The Suez Canal
When it first opened in the 1860s the Suez Canal revolutionised international trade by cutting the travelling distance from India and the Far East to Europe at a stroke. 547 more words
In August last year, the Chinese State Council published its white paper on China – Africa relations. Fifteen years ago this would have been an obscure text read by a handful of bureaucrats and academics. 1,376 more words
This post is part of a new series looking the business opportunities offered by China going global.
The graffiti “Ding Jinghao was here” made international headlines around the world last year. 1,290 more words
This new report entitled “The Economic Engagement Footprint of Rising Powers in sub-Saharan Africa: Trade, FDI and Aid Flows” published by the Institute of Development Studies sheds new light on the role of Rising Powers in Africa. 643 more words