Laurence Soustras is a French freelance journalist based in Paris.

She has worked for Les Echos, l’Agefi and Radio France International. She primarily, but not exclusively, writes about the themes of development and international finance, specifically in Africa. She is a former China correspondent for Les Echos and the Swiss newspapers 24 Heures and La Tribune de Genève.

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Laurence Soustras

Supported projects

The European Investment Bank: Africa's discreet financier

  • Data Journalism
  • Economy
  • Industry

European Investment Bank (EIB) is the largest multilateral borrower and lender in the world. It finances mainly large infrastructure projects, but also provides loans to small and medium enterprises. The EIB is an EU bank, but its ambitions reach far beyond its borders.