Debunking stereotypes about Chinese

Giles Mohan

Prof. Giles Mohan interviewed by China Daily on his research on Chinese immigrants in Africa   

Research shows many negative assumptions about entrepreneurs from china doing business in africa

Chinese immigrants are making a great contribution to the economy of Africa, despite stereotypes and assumptions otherwise, says Giles Mohan, professor of international development at The Open University, a distance learning and research university based in Buckinghamshire in the United Kingdom.

Many common assumptions about Chinese migrants are not true, such as that they usually bring in cheap goods of inferior quality, that they bring family members with them, and that Chinese employers are not good employers, Mohan says.

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