Oil & Diplomacy in the Maghreb Region

Issue 51 – May 2010

The China Monitor for May 2010 examines the evolving relations between China and North African states.

The Commentary piece is by Khalid Hilal, an independent consultant from Morocco. He examines the historical and contemporary relations between China and three North African states: Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia.

The Policy Watch piece is by Gys Hough, a junior research analyst at the Centre for Chinese Studies , Stellenbosch University. His piece explores the relations between China and Libya with a particular focus on the oil extraction industry in the latter.

The Monitor subsequently tracks China’s local and international business news as well as China’s interaction with Africa over the past month.

Download PDF – China Monitor – Issue 51 – May 2010