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    China and the African Regional Economic Communities: transforming multilateral cooperation

    Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2016
    Recently, China has increased its economic, political and military co-operation with the African Union (AU). The diversity of members within the AU makes the continental approach more complicated for both Chinese and African actors.
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    Raising the bar on sustainable development: Renewable energy and environmental standards in FOCAC VI

    Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2016
    The 6th Forum on China - Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) is taking place at a time when SustainableDevelopment Goals (SDGs) are high on most international development agendas. Two important aspects of this agenda include environmental protection and the promotion of renewable energy.
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    Paving the road ahead - China-Africa co-operation in the infrastructure sector

    Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2016
    China has launched a number of initiatives regarding infrastructural development globally, with a specific focus on scaling up infrastructure throughout the African continent. The BRICS New Development Bank and Chinese infrastructure initiatives such as the China-led Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF) are expected to play a significant role ranging from financing to technology transfer.
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    China's economic slowdown: assessment and implications for Africa

    Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2016
    Three decades of average double digit growth has helped propel China into the world’s second largest economy with global economies increasingly reliant on China to drive economic growth.
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    The Republic of Korea's economic growth and catch-Up: implications for the People's Republic of China

    Asian Development Bank Institute, 2016
    This study investigates the economic growth and catch-up of the Republic of Korea over the past half-century.
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    Deconstructing India's position on the Trade in Services Agreement

    Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2016
    Since the advent of the World Trade Organization (WTO) over two decades ago, international trade in services has undergone significant transformation, rendering the current regime obsolete.
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    Rising powers, lowering emissions?

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    The importance of ensuring that African countries can meet their rising energy needs in a low-carbon way that also benefits the poor, is widely accepted.
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    Rising powers, lowering emissions?

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    The importance of ensuring that African countries can meet their rising energyneeds in a low-carbon way that also benefits the poor, is widely accepted.
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    Making sustainable development the key focus of the BRICS New Development Bank

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2016
    As the New Development Bank (NDB) gears up to extend its first loans in the second quarter of 2016, with its self-stated aim to ‘fund infrastructure and sustainable development projects in BRICS and other emerging economies’, it is important to consider what the bank might regard as ‘sustainable development’.
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    Brazil's rise: seeking influence on global governance

    Brookings Institution, 2016
    Brazil stands at a crossroads in its road to major power status. It can either continue its ascent, or can remain a middle power, albeit a critical one, within the existing international status quo. A major power is characterised by more than size, population, and economic achievement. It is distinguished by its intentions regarding its role in the international system.

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