A photo shows Maputo Bridge built by China Road & Bridge Corporation in Maputo, capital of Mozambique. [Photo/Xinhua]
Hand in hand towards the dream land
At the first China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo in Changsha this June, the Secretary-General of the National Institute of Technology and Development of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire has prepared a long list of investment projects, hoping Chinese investors will expand investments in Côte d'Ivoire to help local people prosper.
A congratulatory video from the president of Guinea at the Forum on African Energy Interconnection Development on Sept 4, 2018. [Photo/Xinhua]
Against the increasing protectionism and unilateralism in the world, China-Africa cooperation has become a bright spot in the global economy. Having experienced similar suffering in their histories, China and Africa embrace the comprehensive strategic cooperation partnership in the new era, working together to build a more inclusive and fair international order.
Shoe production line of Huajian Group in the Eastern Industry Zone, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Dec 7, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]
A good example of win-win cooperation
China has been Africa's largest trading partner for 10 consecutive years, and placed over $110 billion cumulative investment there. China-Africa economic and trade cooperation has shown a strong momentum of development in an all-dimensional, wide-ranging and multi-layered pattern. In 2018, China-Africa trade volume reached $204.2 billion, a year-on-year increase of 20 percent.
China and Africa will inject positive energy into the international order as defenders of multilateralism.
China and Africa join hands in defending multilateralism and the free trade system and promoting a fair and rational international order, supporting the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals 2030, and safeguarding the legitimate rights of developing countries on the international stage.
A student maintaining a machine tool in Nairobi, Kenya on Aug 17, 2018. [Photo/Xinhua]
China carries out cooperation projects with the ministries of education of Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, Ghana and Gabon to help them promote vocational education.
China-Africa partnership continues to deepen in building a closer China-Africa community with a shared future.
Merchants preparing for the second China International Import Expo on July 25, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]
An Ethiopian exhibitor prepares coffee for visitors on Nov 6, 2018 at the first China International Import Expo. [Photo/Xinhua]
Exhibitors from the Republic of Ghana introduces drums on June 28, 2019 at the China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo held in Hunan province.[Photo/Xinhua]