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In Algiers, landing in an airport built by Chinese companies

In Algiers, landing in a new airport built by Chinese companies and looking to the Grand Mosque, the largest of Africa, also made by China. Algeria is the top 4 economy of Africa and has enjoyed a special relation with Beijing since its independence until today being a Belt Road member. Projects from China include the construction of the new Ministry of Foreign Affairs building, the new Grande Mosque, an east-west highway of 1,200 Km, the new Algiers airport and the Olympic Stadium of Oran. China is the top foreign FDI country in Algeria investing in infrastructures, textile plants, mining hydrocarbons, and telecommunications. Huawei, headquartered in Algiers, looks to increase North Africa market share with a new smartphone assembly factory in the country


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