Mali signs number of agreements with China for a total amount of 11bn USD.
The 34 agreements that were signed from Septemper 9 to 13 included two very relevant projects for the shipping industry. The largest project related to the construction of a 900 km railway from Bamako in Mali to port of Conakry in Guinea with a total cost of USD 8bn. Another project included an upgrade of the current Bamako-Dakar railway worth USD 1.5bn.
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