China–Libya relations

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China–Libya relations
Map indicating locations of China and Libya



China–Libya relations refers to the bilateral relations between China and Libya. China and Libya established diplomatic relations in August 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 were 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]

See also[edit]