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Export, Employment, or Productivity? Chinese Investments in Ethiopia’s Leather and Leather Product Sectors

ZACHARIAS ABUBEKER / AFP

In a new working paper published on the China-Africa Research Initiative at Johns Hopkins University, prominent China-Africa professor Tang Xiaoyang from Tsinghua University in Beijing highlights the role of Chinese investments into the Ethiopian leather sector and offers key insights into the main differences between the marketing mechanisms used by Chinese versus Ethiopian enterprises.

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