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Chinese investors bank on state succour

Policymakers have gone to unprecedented lengths to prop up stocks struggling after the biggest sell-off in two decades.

China’s designs on Africa in dispute

Beijing’s relations with countries in Africa are riddled with lies and truths and everything in between. Separating myth from fact is not easy.

Chinese firm to take over key African iron ore mine

China's Hanlong Group intends to take over Australian mining company Sundance early next year and gain control over a key iron ore supply in Africa.

China’s boom swells the coffers of African economies

Chinese investment in Africa is the single most important development of the previous decade for the continent.

Far from home, Chinese investors find rewards

A million Chinese people, from engineers to chefs, are leading a trade boom in Africa. <b>Xan Rice</b> hears how their lives changed after they moved.

China speeds towards crisis

Quick-fix economic strategies are a recipe for disaster, writes Larry Elliott.

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