African Bank (ABIL) offices in Midrand Johannesburg.photo by Simphiwe Mbokazi 6

JOHANNESBURG - African leaders will likely press their Chinese hosts at a conference this week to help narrow their trade deficits with Beijing by shifting more manufacturing to their continent, the chief executive of the biggest African bank said.

China has passed Europe and the United States as the biggest trading partner of most African countries, AP reported.

- African News Agency (ANA)