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Nigerian President Buhari's trade mission to China

By Nancy Fleming

After talk of import bans and the dangers of Chinese goods undercutting the country’s manufacturing sector, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has paid a state visit to China this month. Whilst there, he negotiated a currency exchange that now actually makes it easier to import Chinese goods into the country, and a six billion dollar loan for infrastructure projects.

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