Latest update: 29/03/2013
Jean-François Di Meglio, President, Asia Centre
Since 2009, China has been the African continent’s number one trading partner. Speaking in Tanzania at the beginning of his African tour, the Chinese president Xi Jinping called for a partnership of equals. But has the relationship between the two partners benefited Africa as much as it has China? Melissa Bell puts the question to Jean-François Di Meglio, president of the Asia Centre think tank in Paris.