Written: 2020 | Published: February 18, 2021 | Laura Barber

China’s Response to Sudan’s Political Transition

Sudan’s decades-long economic relationship with China has almost always been dominated by oil. Yet this relationship has changed significantly in the past decade—first with the loss of oil reserves when South Sudan became an independent nation in 2011, and more recently due to the ouster of long time ally President Omar al-Bashir. This report, published by the United States Institute for Peace and based on interviews with policy officials, diplomats, industry and security experts, and others, examines China’s evolving commercial and political interests in this vital nation in the Horn of Africa.

You can find a link to the original USIP report here.

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