Chinese people in Algeria

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Chinese people in Algeria
Total population
140,000[1]
Related ethnic groups
Overseas Chinese

The Chinese in Algeria are a group of Chinese nationals numbering an estimated 40,000 people residing in Algeria.[1] The recent migration of Chinese to Algeria is driven by commerce with most Chinese nationals working on infrastructure projects.[1]

Tensions between Chinese merchants and locals in Algiers flared up in August 2009 when there was a clash in the Algiers suburb of Bab Ezzouar, sparked by a confrontation between a migrant and a shop owner that drew in 100 people.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c China's impact and risks in Algeria 
  2. ^ "Chinese migrants in Algiers clash", BBC News, 2009-08-04, retrieved 2009-08-11 

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