China Rules the World at Expo 2010

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Expo 2010 in Shanghai
To ensure the participation of African nations in Expo 2010, the Expo Bureau commissioned the "Gift Box," its largest pavilion, for booths and exhibition spaces representing forty-three mostly poor nations. The Expo Bureau has reportedly emarked US$100 million to pay for the entire exhibition. At the entrance to the Gift Box, visitors are greeted by a massive fake rock wall carved with “images of typical African people.”


China Rules the World at Expo 2010 by Adam Minter.

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Adam Minter is the Shanghai correspondent for the Bloomberg World View blog. He is writing a book about the globalization of the scrap recycling industry for Bloomsbury Press.

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