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)

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