Angola: China’s ICBC to finance Caculo Cabaça

Issue 336 - 08 Dec 2016 | 2 minute read

The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) will provide up to $4.5bn of finance for the construction of the 2,171MW Caculo Cabaça dam on the Kwanza River, 19km downstream from the 2,070MW Laúca dam. The contract for what will be Angola’s biggest dam was signed in Beijing on 29 November by Angolan finance minister Archer Mangueira. The project will benefit from insurance cover by Sinosure to guarantee the investment, China’s largest in Angola to date.

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