Possible investments by China in East Africa
28 February 2011
Discussions between a Chinese delegation and the leaders of the East African Community (EAC) took place in Tanzania, Thursday February 24, with the aim of discussing possible investments, it was reported by African press agency PANA.
Headed by Chai Zhijing, director of the department of West Asian and African Countries at the Ministry of Commerce, this delegation engaged in discussions with Juma Mwapachu, secretary-general of the EAC, about the prospects for investments in various domains.
In addition to having studied possible commercial cooperations between China and the EAC in domains such as agriculture, logistics or tourism, the delegation also wanted to know how the Republic of China could help with infrastructure projects involving transport, communication or energy.
In a press release from the EAC, Juma Mwapachu said that this meeting will extend the cooperation which already exists between China and the countries of East Africa.