DRC SOUTHERN AFRICA ZAMBIA

Truckers in the Copperbelt forced to re-enact Mad Max at the hands of the Chinese

The arrival of Chinese companies at copper-cobalt deposits in the DRC and Zambia has upset traffic on mineral evacuation routes. They are forcing road transporters to contend with extremely low prices, leaving them no choice but to fight the terms of each new contract and redistribute market shares among the African ports. [...] (913 words)
Issue dated 02/11/2020 Reading time 4 minutes
How copper leaves the Copperbelt
How copper leaves the Copperbelt © Africa Intelligence / Indigo Publications - 2020
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