Middle East Economic Survey


No 44



China Interested In South Sudan Pipeline Via Kenya, Reports Say

China has expressed interest in participating in a bid to construct an oil pipeline linking South Sudan to Kenya, bypassing the north of the country, according to reports. The autonomous region, which is also host to 80% of Sudans oil reserves, is expected to vote for independence in a referendum scheduled for 9 January that has drawn widespread attention. A Kenyan...