Policy Briefings (Centre for Chinese Studies)

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  • Anthony, Ross   Grimm, Sven (Stellenbosch University, Centre for Chinese Studies, 2013-09)
    As China’s economic expansion continues, its role in global international affairs has become more prominent. Not least so Chinese trade and investment in Africa will have implications regarding peace and security, both ...
  • Esterhuyse, Harrie (Stellenbosch University Centre for Chinese Studies, 2013-12)
    China and Africa are developing in a time of climate change and scarcity. According to most climate scientists global economies will have to make a green shift to ensure continued future growth. However, there are very ...
  • Anthony, Ross   Grimm, Sven   Kim, Yejoo (Stellenbosch University Centre for Chinese Studies, 2013-11)
    In 1998, after the fall of apartheid, South Africa commenced diplomatic relations with the People’s Re-public of China (PRC). This ‘normalisation’ of South Africa’s China policy came with a condition to recognise Beijing’s ...
  • Grimm, Sven   Schickerling, Elizabeth (Stellenbosch University, Centre for Chinese Studies, 2013-07)
    The China-Africa Development Fund (CADFund) forms part of the Chinese government’s practical implementation, for some of its plans and objectives, for the African continent. CADFund was established as part of the eight ...
  • Daouda, Cisse (Stellenbosch University, Centre for Chinese Studies, 2013-06)
    With a growing South-South co-operation framework in the world political economy in general (and the co-operation between Africa and emerging powers in particular), global trade patterns are increasingly changing. ...
  • Daouda, Cisse (Stellenbosch University, Centre for Chinese Studies, 2013-06)
    China-Africa relations are mainly driven by economic co-operation, underpinned by trade, investment and aid. The growing economic interests and business ties between China and Africa come along with movement of people; ...
  • Cristelle, Maurin (Stellenbosch University, Centre for Chinese Studies, 2013-05)
    China’s appetite for resources is set to increase as the country pursue its development path with demand potentially shifting towards a range of minerals and metals that sustain the leadership’s ambition for a greener ...
  • Yejoo, Kim (Stellenbosch University, Centre for Chinese Studies, 2013-03)
    The success of Chinese-led SEZs in Africa is important to both the Chinese government and the host governments. Even though these zones are operating under market conditions, the role of both sides in creating effective ...
  • Esterhuyse, Harrie (Stellenbosch University. Centre for Chinese Studies, 2012-11)
    Extreme weather events are forecast to become more frequent, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, as the global climate continues to alter. Even with uncertainty in this future, countries are able ...
  • Anthony, Ross (Stellenbosch University, Centre for Chinese Studies, 2012-08)
    The oil and gas bonanza currently underway in East African looks set to alter the broader economic and geopolitical landscape of the region. As China continues its quest for energy security, East Africa is becoming an ...
  • Cisse, Daouda (Centre for Chinese Studies, Stellenbosch University, 2012-05)
    Under the label of South-South cooperation in the era of economic globalization, China has shown great interest in Africa. In 2000, to formalise bilateral engagement, minimise the discourses sur-rounding China’s relations ...
  • Grimm, Sven (Centre for Chinese Studies, Stellenbosch University, 2012-05)
    The 5th Forum for China Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) will be held in Beijing in July 2012. The Forum, established for the first time in October 2000 in Beijing, constitutes a platform for African and Chi-nese policymakers ...
  • Burgess, Meryl   Esterhuyse, Harrie (Stellenbosch University. Centre for Chinese Studies, 2012-05)
    Cooperation on environmental challenges has been an instrumental part of the first Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) since its inception in 2000. With increasing levels of economic interactions and political ...
  • Van Der Lugt, Sanne (Centre for Chinese Studies, Stellenbosch University, 2011-11)
    The 4th High Level Forum of Aid Effectiveness in Busan/Korea focused on defining a new paradigm for aid and development and to build a new, all-inclusive, development partnership, sparked by increasing involvement of ...
  • Van Der Lugt, Sanne (Centre for Chinese Studies, Stellenbosch University, 2011-03)
    China is becoming an important source country for foreign direct investment (FDI) for many African countries, catching up fast with the historical main FDI source countries to Africa, such as the United States, the United ...
  • Grimm, Sven (Centre for Chinese Studies, Stellenbosch University, 2011-11)
    There are many myths and misconceptions about the level of information publically available on Chinese efforts and activities in the developing world. With the growing momentum around aid transparency since the Third High ...
  • Cisse, Daouda (Centre for Chinese Studies, Stellenbosch University, 2012-04)
    China is broadening its investment base in Africa. Investments are shifting from extractive and heavy industries to also include the continent’s service sectors; such as telecommunications. The boom achieved in Africa’s ...