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China Africa Relation in Benin

  • 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.
  • Parliamentary Heads of China, Benin Meet in Beijing

    BENIN, 2012/12/09 Wu Bangguo, China's top legislator, met with Mathurin Nago, speaker of Benin's National Assembly, on Monday and called for stronger parliamentary ties between China and Benin. "I expect the National people's Congress (NPC) of China and Benin's National Assembly to enhance exchanges on national governance and constructing democracy and law in a bid to inject vitality into China-Benin ties," Wu said in the meeting in Beijing.