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A new policy brief from the Boston University Global Development Center looks at Chinese loans to Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic, noting a recent decline and possible shift towards foreign direct investment instead.
As part of an event hosted by the Bretton Woods Committee, World Bank President David Malpass was asked by Bretton Woods Committee Vice Chair William R. Rhodes about several issues related to Chinese lending, such as transparency and debt restructuring.
A new paper from a research center at Johns Hopkins University examines the controversy over Chinese lending for a Kenyan railway and the possible seizure of a Kenyan port, which has been put forward as an example of China's "debt trap diplomacy." The paper concludes as follows: "we believe that