CTP Podcast – China and the Congo

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Eric landed in Kinshasa a few days back for a one week visit to the Congo in preparation for his new job that will start in January.

In the past we’ve touched upon China’s quest for natural resources and this trip provided us the opportunity to gain an on the ground view of the full court press China is orchestrating to win and implement these major projects.

In this week’s podcast, Eric shares insight into the nature of the growing population of Chinese in Kinshasa (+20,000), their not-so-surprising ability to assimilate linguistically, and the lingering impression that the West is being out maneuvered.  Have a listen:

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