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FOCAC 8 Preview: The Economic Agenda

This year’s Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) conference will take place amid considerable uncertainty in the global economy and profound economic changes underway in China. As such, it’s widely expected that the outputs from the upcoming forum will be very different from previous FOCACs.

Gone will be the large mega-loans to build massive infrastructure projects across the continent and instead, observers expect a series of smaller, more targeted initiatives centered on new priorities in digital, health, and green energy development.

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