• South Korea’s changing political environment and the impact on its Africa policy 

      Kim, Yejoo (Stellenbosch University, Centre for Chinese Studies, 2016)
      While political and economic self-interest retains its primacy in South Korea’s foreign policy towards Africa, recent domestic constraints have negatively affected its Africa policy. This article sheds light on the subtle ...
    • Situating Somali piracy in Japanese security policy 

      Attwell, Robert (Stellenbosch University, Centre for Chinese Studies, 2016)
      This paper examines Tokyo’s engagement with Somali piracy and discusses what it reveals about Japan’s overall security posture. I argue that Japan’s response to Somali piracy highlights the continued salience of domestic ...
    • Economic repercussions of the Look East Policy in Zimbabwe 

      Tukić, Nuša; Tombindo, Felix (2016)
      In 2003, Zimbabwe formally announced the Look East Policy (LEP) in the face of economic sanctions by the West. This, coupled with the Forum on China Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) of 2000, has strengthened trade and bi-lateral ...
    • Chinese presence in real estate in South Africa and Mauritius 

      Cowaloosur, Honita (2016)
      The proliferating Chinese presence in the foreign real estate business is a pertinent subject of debate the world over. Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and several other countries, fear that Chinese interest ...
    • A Chinese company’s investment strategy in South Africa: the case of Hisense 

      Kim, Yejoo (Gesellschaft fur Erdkunde zu Berlin, 2016)
      Hisense, a Chinese home appliance manufacturer, entered South Africa’s TV market in 1996 and the company has since expanded its operations. Now Hisense is one of the major players in the TV market in South Africa. The ...
    • China's economic hard landing impact on Africa : a scenario analysis 

      Igbinoba, Emmanuel; Hoaeb, Rodney (Stellenbosch University, Centre for Chinese Studies, 2016)
      Shocks to aggregate commodity demand from China are having significant impact on global commodities and commodity prices. Fears persist that the economic slow-down in China might be steeper and more chaotic than anticipated ...