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China's partnership with Africa repositions continent as new global growth frontier

Sep 22, 2018 - African Banker

While China, more than any other single country, has been central to Africa realising its trade potential, as Africa continues to grow and diversify, the rest of Asia – and the indeed the world's – relevance to Africa's trade ability and ambitions should not be overlooked, says Standard Bank.

It is reported that the 'Africa-China trade corridor' accounted for approximately $175bn in trade in 2017. The rest of Asia, excluding China, accounted for $115bn in 2017, almost two-thirds of the...