China has increasingly poured billions of dollars of foreign direct investment capital into Africa..and is now invested in 46 of 54 African countries, mainly with a focus on metals, energy, and infrastructure… Investments in 2015 up until June have totaled $17.8 billion, and are on pace to reach $42 billion by the end of this year. The infographic below will help you visualize China’s investment in China.
*http://www.visualcapitalist.com/visualizing-chinese-investment-in-africa/ and ** http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/1887975/infographic-chinas-total-investment-africa
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