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Africa’s dream to feed China hits hard reality

China wants to boost trade with Africa to reduce deficits African agricultural producers push for access to China Even with trade deals, lengthy approvals hamper exports THIKA, Kenya, June 28 (Reuters) – Watching workers poke avocados from the treetops at an orchard owned by Kenyan agricultural company Kakuzi, director Chris Flowers relishes the thought that …

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G7 Aims to Raise $600 Billion to Counter China’s Belt and Road

US President Joe Biden attends a working lunch with other G7 leaders to discuss shaping the global economy at the Yoga Pavilion, Schloss Elmau in Kuren, Germany, June 26, 2022. Kenny Holston/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SCHLOSS ELMAU, Germany, June 26 (Reuters) – Leaders of the Group of …

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Heatwaves in China push electricity demand to record levels, southern floods inundate cities

SHANGHAI/BEIJING, June 22 (Reuters) – Heat waves in northern and central China have pushed electricity demand to record levels as millions of air conditioners turn on to escape sweltering conditions as floods in the south submerge villages and urban residents lock up. On Wednesday, China’s meteorological administration issued orange warnings for high temperatures in regions …

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