Vitality of China’s post COVID-19 reopening to the world

After three years of its dynamic zero-COVID policy, China reopened its doors to allow international travellers in and this is a move with economic implications around the world, including in Africa.

On the continent, which counts China as its largest trade partner, African importers who sell affordable Chinese-made goods were itching to return to China to stock up while many African countries are also hoping to attract Chinese tourists.

The opening of Chinese borders will boost the African economy as Chinese products are affordable. African traders new to the business will be able to go and make their choices physically in China. However, the decision to reopen the borders by China to the international community has attracted some fierce and unwarranted criticism from some influential western media.

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