In the wave of China’s billion-dollar-investments in Africa many small traders have come to the continent to set up shop. Low-income households are hungry for cheap goods made in China. What looks like a win-win has its challenges.
If Brexit is one day to be seen as a success for Britain, the country’s economic ties with India would need to flourish in the years ahead. But the EU’s relations with both countries will overshadow everything.
China's exports fell sharply in December. Investment decreased, and the growth forecast for 2019 was lowered. But this is less a problem for China than it could be for Germany, DW's Frank Sieren writes.
Berlin is toughening rules on share purchases in strategically important sectors by non-EU firms. The measure is prompted by the fear of Chinese corporate giants taking over German industry titans.
Steinmeier landed in South Africa on Monday for a three-day visit with a delegation of leading German businesses. Ahead of the visit, he praised South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's anti-corruption efforts.
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