China sneezes, will Africa catch a cold?

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China’s GDP is central to the global economy and especially in Africa The Asian country’s economy is integrated with nearly every sphere of global trade from manufacturing to finance and mining This means that when China does well economically so do African countries The AFCFTA will transform Africa if it can be implemented. China is an integral part of the global economic matrix. The Asian behemoth is responsible for the economic well-being of a litany of countries in the world. Much of the economic growth enjoyed by numerous countries owes itself to and is sponsored by China’s economic activity either in whole or in part. China’s mass urbanization gave a spark to producers of natural commodities who continue to rely on the Asian country’s appetite for these natural resources for their income. China went from being a pure-play communist republic to a hybrid capitalistic society of sorts owing to its vast pool of cheap labour that has seen the major manufacturing corporations of the world setting up massive manufacturing facilities there. All the largest and leading brands in the world have manufacturing facilities in China or at least have a major supplier of parts, components, and raw materials based in

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