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Visualizing Africa-China Ag. Trade

Though China’s largest overall agricultural trading partners are outside of Africa, there is a substantial volume of agricultural trade flowing from the continent to China. The… 242 more words


Mapping The Belt And Road

The useful map above is produced by The Mercator Institute for China Studies, the German think tank that is the largest in Europe with an exclusive focus on China. 100 more words


Bravely Backing Africa’s Riskiest Market: Turkish Investment in Somalia

A recent visit to the stunning, sprawling behemoth that is Istanbul made me appreciate the reach of Turkish Airlines, the national carrier connects Turkey’s commercial capital with an astonishing number of destinations. 358 more words

Frontier Markets

Too Many Topics

My colleagues, Dr. Achberger and Junle Ma from CAU, and I are working on a topic modeling project that compares major themes from collections of English and Mandarin academic texts on the same subject. 598 more words


The other side of China’s role in South Africa

Written by Ian Taylor.

The People’s Republic of China officially broke ties with South Africa, after some apparent hesitation, in 1960 and resumed them only in 1996, after the end of apartheid. 1,119 more words


What Xi Jinping’s extended tenure means for Africa

Written by Cobus van Staden.

China’s decision to suspend presidential term limits is still reverberating around the world. The announcement, made after a vote by China’s parliament in March, prompted some commentators to draw comparisons with “ 945 more words


African Students in China: the intersection of educational and trading-led migration

Written by Elaine Lynn-Ee Ho.

China is fast becoming a global hub where a variety of immigrants with different visa situations and motivations are converging. 934 more words