Xi in Africa as Continent Feels Most Pain From China Trade Slump

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Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives for a visit in Harare.

Photographer: Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images

President Xi Jinping’s five-day trip to Africa comes as the continent suffers more than anywhere else from China’s slowing economic growth and an associated rout in the value of the region’s commodities exports.

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