China–Libya relations

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China–Libya relations

China

Libya

China–Libya relations refers to the bilateral relations between China and Libya. China and Libya established diplomatic relations in Aug. 1978.

Economic relations[edit]

In the first 8 months of 2012, Libya was China's 5th largest trading partner in Africa.[1]

Chinese development finance to Libya[edit]

From 2000 to 2012, there are approximately 3 Chinese official development finance projects identified in Libya through various media reports.[2] They are three batches of humanitarian relief materials in 2011,[3] an MOU of investment cooperation in the fields of transportation, farming, irrigation, fishing and the textiles,[4] and a $300 million USD low-interest loan to the LAP Green Network, a Libyan telecom firm in 2009.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mozambique-China Trade Continues to Grow". allafrica.com. 2012-12-09. Retrieved 2012-12-09. 
  2. ^ Austin Strange, Bradley C. Parks, Michael J. Tierney, Andreas Fuchs, Axel Dreher, and Vijaya Ramachandran. 2013. China’s Development Finance to Africa: A Media-Based Approach to Data Collection. CGD Working Paper 323. Washington DC: Center for Global Development.http://china.aiddata.org
  3. ^ Strange, Parks, Tierney, Fuchs, Dreher, and Ramachandran, China’s Development Finance to Africa: A Media-Based Approach to Data Collection.http://aiddatachina.org/projects/24426
  4. ^ Strange, Parks, Tierney, Fuchs, Dreher, and Ramachandran, China’s Development Finance to Africa: A Media-Based Approach to Data Collection.http://aiddatachina.org/projects/1638
  5. ^ Strange, Parks, Tierney, Fuchs, Dreher, and Ramachandran, China’s Development Finance to Africa: A Media-Based Approach to Data Collection.http://aiddatachina.org/projects/14267