China–Libya relations

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China–Libya relations



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]

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