Maghreb

The New Silk Road and the Maghreb Region

Ever since the launch of the BRI in 2013, Beijing has shown great interest in the Maghreb region as an entry point to European and African markets. Beijing has prioritized commercial relations over political influence

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China's balancing act in Libya

Among the bevy of great and middle powers involved in Libya, China is often neglected. It is not pouring in mercenaries or conducting airstrikes—like the United Arab Emirates, Turkey and Russia—but China is steadily investing

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Expanding Sino–Maghreb Relations

China’s relations with Tunisia are relatively undeveloped, especially compared to those with Algeria or Morocco. China has a low-level economic presence in Tunisia concentrated in the ICT, infrastructure and oil sectors.96 According to the eminent

Maghreb

Expanding Sino–Maghreb Relations

China’s presence in the Maghreb has increased in recent years, raising concerns among Western powers. China has focused on bilateral relations with these countries while also working within the Forum on China–Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) and