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Rising China and Africa's development: oil
Rising China and Africa's development: oil

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7 What is the future for Chinese oil investment in Sudan and South Sudan?

Given the political pressures that China has faced in Sudan, as well as the operational difficulties and the recent fall in oil prices, it is sometimes difficult to understand why China persists with its operations in the Sudans.

Activity 5 Continued Chinese interests

In Video 5, Professor el-Battahani reflects on how Chinese oil companies have tried to manage their relationship and operations through the succession process and reflects on why, despite a tumultuous environment, China continues to engage with the Sudans. As you watch the video make notes on the factors that seem to be keeping the Chinese in Sudan.

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Video 5 Navigating succession in Sudan
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