This In Brief is the second in a series that discusses China’s
role in supporting Pacific island countries (PICs) to achieve
This In Brief is the first in a four-part series that aims to
enrich the debate on PICs–China development cooperation
China’s declared foreign policy of ‘non-interference’ is contradicted
by its actions in recent times. Beyond activities in the East and South
Recently, the Pacific region seems to be a testing
place for China’s growing triangular aid cooperation.
The China–New Zealand–Cook Islands triangular
project on water supply (Te Mato Vai) is an
Barrick Gold Corporation announced on 26 May 2015
that it had sold a 50 per cent stake in Barrick Niugini
Limited to Zijin Mining Group, one of China’s ‘big four’
At a recent Australian National University workshop,
a speaker claimed that China’s Export-Import (Exim)
Bank had offered a 10 billion kina loan to Papua
Australia is the largest bilateral donor to Papua New Guinea (PNG). China became a top donor to PNG in 2014, behind Australia and the Asian Development Bank.
The rapid growth of Chinese foreign aid has become prominent in the past decade.
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