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The UK’s aid engagement with China

Information Note

Information Note Publication Review

Client:
Independent Commission for Aid Impact
Year:
2020

This information note maps out bilateral UK aid spending in and with China across 11 areas of spending, including by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), and the Prosperity Fund.

It provides an overview of the history of UK and China development cooperation, maps UK aid expenditure ‘to’, ‘with’ and ‘on’ China, and includes case studies on the former Department for International Development’s (DFID) ‘Global Development Partnership’, infrastructure development in third countries and global health-related activities.

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