At a forum with African ministers in China, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said criticisms that China is creating a debt-trap for Africa show a "lack of understanding".
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde will become the European Central Bank's next president in November. If she replaces Italy's Mario Draghi, a huge change in the eurozone lender's policy seems unlikely.
There's little reason for African nations to be afraid of the US-China trade spat. On the contrary, African economies could gain in importance, should their new free trade agreement be filled with life.
It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone will unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development across the continent.
China has reason to celebrate the new business-friendly prime minister in Athens, Kyriakos Mitsotakis. But Greece can't ignore the European Union, even if it's increasingly dependent on China, says DW's Frank Sieren.
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