Sunday, September 8, 2013

Upcoming Event in Washington: China, Taiwan and South Africa

Yoon Jung Park, convener/coordinator of the Chinese in Africa/Africans in China Research Network and senior research associate at Rhodes University, will host an event titled "The Chinese, the Taiwanese, 'Fong Kong,' and Labor in South Africa" at the Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center in Washington on 12 September 2013.  Dr. Park will present a working paper regarding the heavy penetration of Chinese textiles, referred to as "fong kong" or fake, cheap, substandard goods, into the South African market.  Details are included in the link above. 

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