Witness – African Business in China

Many African entrepreneurs today consider China as the new land of opportunities. One of them is Nathalie Fodderie from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). On a reconnaissance trip to Guangzhou, in Southern China, she has three weeks to find equipment for her Kinshasa restaurant that needs complete refurbishment.Fodderie works with an established network of African and Chinese middlemen and traders and haggles with some of the toughest businessmen in the world.Through her journey, we see how African and Chinese traders grapple with geographic and cultural hurdles to make a profit.

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