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China Africa Relation in Tanzania

  • Africans View China’s Presence on the Continent as Positive

    CHINA, 2016/11/04 The majority of Africans are in favor of Chinese development on the continent, according to a new statement titled “China’s Growing Presence in Africa Wins Largely Positive Popular Reviews” by the Afrobarometer Research Network. “Almost two-thirds or 63 % of Africans say China’s influence in the continent is “somewhat” or “very” positive, while only 15 % see it as somewhat or very negative,” the statement states. Trade between Africa and China has increased from $10 billion in 2000 to $220 billion in 2014. In 2000, China established the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation to drive its strategic engagement with sub-Saharan Africa. Since again, the communist country has been the go-to world economic resource for African nations in need of products and services ranging from infrastructure and telecommunication development, to food outlets, retail shops, and textiles.
  • China's financial support significant role as Tanzania

    CHINA, 2014/03/01 CHINA'S financial support in development of major infrastructure projects plays a significant role as Tanzania leaps forward to become the regional economic power home. Looking at the bigger picture, Tanzania's economic fortunes have been boosted by the discovery of the vast natural gas reserves in the southern regions of Mtwara and Lindi, but it is China's influence that will matter most as it finances major energy and infrastructure projects to tap the resources. China is financing a US $ 1.2 billion gas pipeline project from Mtwara to Dar es Salaam, which is expected to be completed later this year.
  • xi jinping in tanzania

    CHINA, 2013/04/05 This is my prime visit to Africa as the Chinese President and my sixth visit to the African continent. The moment I set foot on this beautiful land, I was impressed by the overwhelming friendship of the Tanzanian people toward the Chinese people. The government and people of Tanzania held a appropriate and grandiose welcoming ceremony. This shows not only the importance they accorded to me and my delegation but as well the profound traditional friendship between the two nations and two peoples.