There is currently a need for the international community to improve its understanding of the new role that China is playing in the development of Africa's infrastructure and its implications for Africa's development. This report seeks to contribute to such an understanding by providing more solid estimates of the overall volume of finance, as well as an analysis of its composition. The report focuses on Sub-Saharan Africa, which is where infrastructure financing needs are particularly critical and where the bulk of the Chinese activity has taken place.
|Publication date:||30th October 2008|
|Author:||Vivien Foster, William Butterfield, Chuan Chen, Nataliya Pushak|
|Publisher:||World Bank Publications|
|Categories:||International finance, Finance, Development studies,|