Thursday, May 18, 2023

Chinese Investments and Contracts In Africa Flat or in Decline

 Andrea Ghiselli, Fudan University, posted on Twitter on  15 May 2023 four charts concerning China's investment and contracts in Sub-Saharan Africa through 2021.

Chinese FDI stock in Sub-Saharan Africa peaked in 2018 and then flatlined.  The value of construction and engineering contracts for Chinese companies in Sub-Saharan Africa mostly flatlined since 2014.  The number of Chinese contract workers in Sub-Saharan Africa peaked in 2014 and has been declining since.