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China's hunger for African minerals

Author: James Reynolds, BBC, Published on: 3 July 2007

"China is hungry for minerals and Africa has rich reserves of cobalt and copper," says Li Xiao Dong, who runs the [Huayou] factory...The Communist state offers trade with no strings attached...If you are an African country and you have a raw material that China wants, then China will do business with you, no matter what the West thinks of your government or your human rights record.

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