China-Africa Development Fund - CAD Fund


DEFINITION of 'China-Africa Development Fund - CAD Fund'

Established in June 2007, the China-Africa Development Fund is the first Chinese equity investment fund that focuses on investments in Africa. The fund has a target size of $5 billion to be reached in phases, with first-phase funding of $1 billion provided by China Development Bank.

BREAKING DOWN 'China-Africa Development Fund - CAD Fund'

The China-Africa Development Fund was one of eight measures announced by Chinese President Hu Jintao at the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in November 2006. The Fund concentrates its investments in industries and fields that will help promote Africa's economic development, such as agriculture, manufacturing, infrastructure and resources.

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