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What ‘Made in China’ Really Means for Africa

What ‘Made in China’ Really Means for Africa

We all own a product branded with a discreet ‘Made in China’ stamp; in our closet, our kitchen, our bathroom, in our bags, in the car…anywhere and everywhere. Most of the time we’re unconsciously aware of this, perhaps because Chinese products have become so ubiquitous. Our favourite department stores often source our plush polyblend sweaters, our non-stick frying pans, the latest domestic gizmo, our kids shirts branded with the latest Disney character, and the like. We buy these products primarily because they’re affordable and not outwardly cheap. We buy them, because there are very few places left where a ‘Made in China’ product has not yet penetrated. Continue reading What ‘Made in China’ Really Means for Africa