Research for Development and Justice

Natural Resources
Tax and Public Finance Management

trade, fdi, oil, financing

Countries and regions:
Angola, China

China and Angola - Strategic partnership or marriage of convenience?

Lucy Corkin (2011)

Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Angola Brief vol. 1 no. 1) 4 p.

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In 2004 Angola’s Ministry of Finance and China’s Ministry of Trade signed
the first of several financing packages for public investment projects in
Angola. These packages provided for oil-backed concessional loans from
Chinese banks. This brief takes stock of the achievements after six years.
What is the nature of the partnership between the Angola and China?
Is a strategic partnership being built around shared goals? Or are we
witnessing an uneasy marriage of convenience?


CEIC - CMI Cooperation Programme
Start: Feb. 2008 (Completed)

Publications with same geographic focus:

Book Chapter

Micro effects of natural resources: Insights from a survey of Angolan microcredit clients

Allan Cain, Ivar Kolstad and Arne Wiig (forthcoming) in A. Grant, W. R. N. Compaoré, and M. Mitchell: New Approaches to the Governance of Natural Resources: Insights from Africa. New York: Palgrave Macmillan

Journal Article (Peer-Reviewed)

Drowning in Oil: Angola's Institutions and the "Resource Curse"

Inge Amundsen (2014) in Comparative Politics vol. 46 no. 2 pp. 169-189

Publications within same theme:

Journal Article (Peer-Reviewed)

Tax and development: Donor support to strengthen tax systems in developing countries

Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2014) in Public Administration and Development

Publications with similar keywords:

Journal Article (Peer-Reviewed)

Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in Services

Ivar Kolstad and Espen Villanger (2008) in European Journal of Political Economy vol. 24 no.2 pp 518-533

CMI Report

Social development and industry level foreign direct investment

Ivar Kolstad and Espen Villanger (2004) Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2004: 1) 47 p.

CMI Working Paper

Determinants of foreign direct investment in services

Ivar Kolstad and Espen Villanger (2004) Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2004: 2) 25 p.

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