Cooperation between China and Africa under the One Belt One Road Initiative: China's Benefits and Problems

Bingqi Zhou
2019 Chinese Studies  
Since brought up in 2013, the One Belt One Road Initiative has made some great achievements in Africa. With five years of development, the roles of the African countries have become more important and clearer; the impact of the One Belt One Road Initiative on China has increased greatly as well. The cooperation between Africa and China under the One Belt One Road Initiative has benefited both sides and will continue to develop as China's top policy in Africa. Thus it is important to look back
more » ... tant to look back at the One Belt One Road Initiative in Africa after five years in order to draw lessons from the past and sum up the experience and advice for future development. This article analyzes the profits that China benefits domestically and internationally from the cooperation and then points out the problems and obstacles lying ahead. 28 Chinese Studies OBOR covers a wide range of areas including transportation, infrastructure, energy, industry, investment, trade, education, communications, tourism, and technology. A huge project like OBOR would not completely succeed in all the areas it goes. During these five years in Africa, OBOR has made great successes and also some setbacks. The roles of the African countries have become more
doi:10.4236/chnstd.2019.82003 fatcat:644s5gim5jbotop5eico344bum