International and Public Affairs

Volume 1, Issue 2, December 2017

  • Chinese Zero-Tariff Treatment for Least Developed Countries: China’s Soft-Power in Action in Africa

    Temitayo Otenia

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, December 2017
    Pages: 39-46
    Received: 15 June 2017
    Accepted: 5 July 2017
    Published: 3 August 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ipa.20170102.11
    Abstract: In 2005, in order to help Africa in improving its trade balance and economic situation, China implemented measures to grant African countries that have diplomatic ties with it, a zero-tariff treatment. The aim is to trigger more imports from Africa. The aim of this paper is to better understand Chinese zero-tariff treatment and the considerations p... Show More