Tanzania, which considers China a "role model of development and a true friend", welcomes its investment and expects to collaborate more closely on bilateral ties.
Economic and trade cooperation between China and Africa has progressed steadily since it started in the 1950s, both in scale and scope.
Martin Jacques, author of the best-selling "When China Rules the World," said China's rise in becoming a global power may not tread the old and disputed paths of the United States and Britain.
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on Sunday for a state visit, which aims to enhance cooperation between China and the East African country. President Xi wraps up visit to Russia Xi hopes China, Russia to boost military ties Opportunities, not threats Special coverage
An economic slowdown will be a defining feature for China in the coming decade, testing the wisdom of its new leaders and shaping future diplomacy, according to experts.
With bilateral ties spanning 50 years and continuing to grow strongly, China has proved to be a true friend for Africa, a renowned Nigerian expert has said.
Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up his state visit to Russia and left Moscow Sunday for Dar es Salaam, the capital of Tanzania. Xi hopes China, Russia to boost military ties Opportunities, not threats Special coverage
Chinese Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli said at a forum on Sunday that China's development will provide more opportunities and stronger impetus for world economy.
African communities in China are already speaking highly of Chinese President Xi Jinping's upcoming trip to Africa.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's ongoing visit to Russia, the first stop of his inaugural foreign visit, has drawn global attention.