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What Do the Latest China-Africa Trade Numbers Tell us About This Relationship? Not as Much as You Might Think.

Containers are seen stacked at a port in Qingdao in China's eastern Shandong province on January 14, 2020.  STR/AFP.

Two-way China-Africa trade increased slightly by 2.2% last year to $208.7 billion, according to newly released data from China’s General Administration of Customs.

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