China’s First Import of Fresh Avocadoes from Africa

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The first batch of fresh avocados shipped to China from Kenya, Africa’s largest avocado exporter, just reached Shanghai. The shipment has arrived amid the growing trade between China and Africa. What aspects of China–Africa relations, apart from trade relations, are expected to show significant progress in the near future? Are there any challenges China and/or Africa will need to face as they turn towards expanding cooperation?

从非洲最大的牛油果出口国肯尼亚运往中国的第一批新鲜牛油果刚刚抵达上海。这批货物运抵之际,正值中非贸易日益增长之时。除了贸易关系外,中非关系的哪些方面也有望在不久的将来取得重大进展?中国和/或非洲在扩大合作时是否需要面对一些挑战?Read more