The growing importance of sub-Saharan Africa to the global economy magnifies the significance and implications of divergent policy approaches enacted by the United States and China towards the region. Brookings experts discuss key challenges and opportunities for both collaboration and competition in the region, including foreign policy, natural resource management, trade and investment, and aid and development.
Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko - South Africa's President Jacob Zuma (R) is introduced to the Chinese delegation by China's President Xi Jinping (C) during a working visit to South Africa, in Pretoria March 26, 2013.
The US and China in Africa: Competition or Cooperation?
April 28, 2014, Yun Sun and Jane Olin-Ammentorp
As the United States seeks to increase its economic engagement in Africa, Yun Sun and Jane Olin-Ammentorp look to China's experience on the continent, including its security, political and reputational challenges.
April 16, 2014
April 2014, Yun Sun
April 14, 2014, Yun Sun
November 18, 2013, Yun Sun
August 28, 2013
July 26, 2013, Yun Sun and Michael Rettig
July 8, 2013, Witney Schneidman
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June 27, 2013, Richard Joseph
June 7, 2013, Vera Songwe, Yun Sun and Julius Agbor
May 13, 2013
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Capitol Visitor’s Center
Visiting Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Africa Growth Initiative
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Africa Growth Initiative
Erica S. Downs
Fellow, Foreign Policy, John L. Thornton China Center
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