The Chinese steamroller arrives in Ougadougou
With the Taiwan issue settled, China's expansion in the sub-region looks set to shift up another gear. Analysis.
Underpinned by Eximbank, its formidable financial spearhead, China is increasingly making its presence felt in west and central Africa, a region where France already has extensive business interests. Beijing is now expanding beyond the ‘captive' energy and raw material markets [.