Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Chinese Traders in Senegal

The New York Times published on 23 May 2017 an article titled "Chinese Merchants Thrive in Senegal, Where People 'Needed Stuff'" by Andrew Jacobs.

The arrival of Chinese traders in Senegal has been a mixed blessing. The low-end merchandise they import sustains countless peddlers, many of whom fan out into the countryside and other countries in West Africa. Less pleased are the Senegalese traders who used to travel to China to buy the same goods but have been squeezed out.

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