China Factor in the Sudan Crisis: A Politico-Economic Perspective


  • Assad Mehmood Department of Political Science and International Relations, Qurtuba University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan.
  • Nazim Rahim Department of Political Science & International Relations, Qurtuba University, Peshawar, Pakistan.
  • Musab Yousafi Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Riphah International University, Islamabad, Pakistan.



Africa, African Studies, China, Chinese Studies, China’s Foreign Relations, Sudan’s Foreign Policy, Politico-Economic Relations, Non-Interference Policy, Foreign Direct Investment


China has recognized a more far-reaching factor in Sudan for the last two decades and so, during that it has developed into a blend of lasting ferocious inner volatility and prolonged outward misfortune that has described the political affairs of the central government since 1989. China factor among two inter-linked politico-economic trajectories of Sino-Sudan engagements is studied in this research article. The foremost concerns China’s relationships with Sudan’s national government in integrating China into its national political affairs and international relations over long established crisis in Darfur region of Sudan, to which China has reacted over a more affianced political character. The other provokes the practical precincts of China’s independence principle and limited dependence over dealings with the Sudan’s national government. Following the uncertain events since 2003 in Darfur, China has established a new relationship with Sudan, thus pursuing to place herself to circumnavigate Sudan’s crisis. This research article effort to review a specific context of China factor in Sudan crisis with more focus over the recent politico-economic engagement with Sudan.


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Mehmood, A., Rahim, N., & Yousafi, M. (2020). China Factor in the Sudan Crisis: A Politico-Economic Perspective. Liberal Arts and Social Sciences International Journal (LASSIJ), 4(2), 320–330.



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