Fears of China abandoning African coal projects may be misplaced


Issue 449 - 04 Nov 2021 | 1 minute read

The pledge by China’s President Xi Jinping to end state financing of overseas coal projects – with huge ramifications for several coal-producing and importing countries – set off a lively debate about its possible ramifications. Fears about the consequence for Africa may have been overstated, according to one industry figure who responded to African Energy’s article.

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