China shut down Africa with huge investment?
On February 8, 2018, Voice of America (VOA) posted an article entitled “China is shutting down Africa with huge investment?”
According to the article, a signature article by China Ambassador to South Africa in Lin Sung Tien was posted on the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Ministry) website. It is a warning to Africa that “Do not get rid of” Do not destroy cooperative relations between China and Africa “.
Ambassador Hayashi informed Le Monde of the content reported, “There is an intention to divide China and Africa, strong regret as strongly that European and American media such as Le Mond is not groundless and is going down China” It indicated.
However, the article says, “China is the largest trading partner and investment country for Africa,” and the official statistics by the Chinese government show that Africa’s investment and loan balance is 100 billion dollars (about 10,800 billion yen ), And a large number of large-scale support projects for infrastructure development, industrialization, agriculture, etc. are also advanced. ”
“The African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia, is a splendid building of 19 stories, but nearly all of the construction cost of 200 million dollars (about 21.7 billion yen) is borne by China, A state-owned enterprise is also in charge of construction, “he says about the relationship between China and Africa. (Translation / editing / Okada)