Chinese investment overseas
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Autor/in: Lindsay Beck, Reuters
…[W]ith the exception of a few countries, come 2015, many African countries will not be able to attain the Millennium Development Goals, and that includes access to clean water and sanitation," [African Development Bank chief Donald Kaberuka] told...
Autor/in: China Road & Bridge (CRBC)
The news report is not true. Our branch office in Congo has already held a news release. We’ve asked the website [that published the original allegations] to clarify the facts and apologize to our company, and we reserve the right to proceed against...
- Mit Bezug auf: Rep. of Congo: Congolese workers at Chinese cement factory allege labour abuses including nationality discrimination
- Schwerpunkte: African region Chinese investment overseas Construction, including dam-building Labour issues
- Das ist eine Antwort der folgenden Unternehmen: China Road & Bridge
Autor/in: Sunday Vision [Uganda]
'A win-win situation' is how the Chinese government describes its economic relations with Africa...But there is another, less rosy side to China's involvement in Africa... China has been the most criticised over its proclaimed ‘non-interference’ policy...
Autor/in: Alec Russell, William Wallis, FT
China's special envoy to Sudan has indicated that Beijing has privately exerted pressure on Khartoum over the conflict in Darfur, sometimes using "very direct language". His comments...come amid...speculation that China is growing concerned at the...
Autor/in: Danna Harman, Christian Science Monitor
...The vast majority of [Sudan’s] oil, 64 percent, is sold to China...China’s National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) is the majority shareholder in both Petrodar and the Greater Nile Petroleum Operating Company…But the Chinese operations were marked ...
Autor/in: Editorial, Daily Trust [Nigeria]
The two Chinese who own and operate Oceanic Bakeries in Wuse district of Abuja were arrested for abusing the rights of Nigerians working in their bakery. A situation where Nigerian workers were caged like animals near an oven in the bakery and were...
Autor/in: BBC Afrique
...Aujourd'hui...[NFC Africa Mining] emploie 2000 salariés...Mais...certains mineurs ne touchent que cent dollars par mois...se plaignent de leurs conditions de travail, l'un d'eux parle même d'"esclavage". Xu Ruiyong, directeur adjoint de la mine,...
- Mit Bezug auf: Investissements chinois en Zambie: le revers de la médaille
- Schwerpunkte: African region Chinese investment overseas Extractives, including oil and mines Labour issues
- Betreffende Unternehmen: China Nonferrous Metal Mining NFC Africa (part of China Nonferrous Metal Mining)
Autor/in: Dan Morrison, US News & World Report
China has invested an estimated $6 billion plus in Sudan's oil infrastructure... Africa's biggest ongoing dam project, the Merowe Dam, will soon provide 1,250 megawatts to [Sudan], courtesy of the Chinese International Water & Electric Corp....
Autor/in: UN Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD)
The World Investment Report 2007 focuses on the role of transnational corporations in extractive industries... Transnational corporations can bring in the finance and management skills [poor] economies need... But as we know, the extraction of natural...
- Mit Bezug auf: UNCTAD 2007 World Investment Report focuses on extractive firms' impacts on development
- Schwerpunkte: Chinese investment overseas Extractives, including oil and mines Latin American region
- Betreffende Unternehmen: A.P. Moller - Maersk Group Alrosa (Almazy Rossii Sakha) Anglo American AngloGold Ashanti Antofagasta Barrick Gold BCL BHP Billiton BP Chevron China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) CNOOC (China National Offshore Oil Corporation) Codelco Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (now Vale) ConocoPhillips De Beers (part of Anglo American) Debswana (joint venture De Beers & Botswana Govt.) Eni Equinor (formerly Statoil) ExxonMobil Freeport-McMoRan Gazprom Glencore Gold Fields Grupo México Harmony Gold Impala Platinum Inco (part of Companhia Vale do Rio Doce) INPEX Kelian Equatorial Mining (part of Rio Tinto) Lukoil Newmont Goldcorp Norilsk Nickel Norsk Hydro ONGC (Oil & Natural Gas Corporation) Petrobras PetroChina (part of China National Petroleum Corporation) Petronas Phelps Dodge (part of Freeport-McMoRan) Repsol YPF Rio Tinto Shell Sinopec Sonatrach Tatneft Teck Resources Texaco (part of Chevron) Total Xstrata (part of Glencore)