Step forward for Chinese in DR Congo as Sinohydro signs MoU for Zongo II HPP

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Issue 161 - 25 Apr 2009 | 5 minute read

Kinshasa’s agreement with China for Sinohydro to build the Zongo II hydroelectric power project represents a significant step forward in implementing Beijing’s commitments to install infrastructure in return for access to natural resources. The deal presents a new challenge to developer MagEnergy, which has withdrawn Zongo II from its list of planned projects in DRC, write François Misser and Jon Marks.

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