Rwandan government and Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group recently launched the first ever Electronic World Trade Platform in Africa which aims, among others, to enable Rwandan products to be sold directly at the Chinese market and promote the country’s tourism. In this report, CNBC Africa’s Steven Muvunyi finds out what the deal means for local businesses.
As Nigeria's textile industry anticipates fresh funding of about two billion dollars from a Memorandum of Understanding signed with a Chinese firm Rui Group, Hamma Ali Kwajaffa, Acting Director General of the Nigerian Textile Manufacturers Association Lagos joins CNBC Africa to discuss ways to improve the growth of the sector.
Huawei will become the top personal computer maker in the world in three to five years.
China’s largest public port operator, Dalian Port Corporation Limited, is building the free trade zone.
The port in Conakry handles nearly all goods shipped into Guinea, and to some landlocked neighbours like Mali.