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Outgoing World Bank Head Talks China Lending; New Legislation Introduced on Issue
World Bank lending to China was in the news twice last week, as the outgoing President of the World Bank discussed it in an interview and a group of U.S. Senators introduced legislation on the issue.
U.S. House Committee Holds Hearing on Chinese Economic Threats
The U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee held a hearing yesterday on "Combatting the Economic Threat from China." Issues that were discussed at the hearing included: bilateral trade, outbound and inbound investment related to China, Chinese lending, TikTok, and China's presence in Latin American and African countries.
U.S. House of Representatives Passes Defense Bill, Including Various China Provisions
Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the annual defense spending bill, which includes a number of provisions that address various China trade and economic issues. The Senate is expected to vote on the bill this week.
Senate Hearing for U.S. Treasury Nominee Raises Several China/World Bank Issues
At a Senate Finance hearing today, Senator James Lankford (R-OK) had an exchange with U.S. Treasury nominee Jay Shambaugh on several issues related to the World Bank and China.
World Bank President Comments on China Lending Practices
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.
World Bank President Comments on China Economic Issues
During a speech this week on "Addressing Challenges to Growth, Security, and Stability," World Bank President -- and former official with the Reagan, Bush I, and Trump administrations -- David Malpass offered some thoughts on various issues related to China in the global economy.
World Bank President Discusses Lending to China
At an event hosted by the Peterson Institute today, World Bank President David Malpass offered some thoughts on the role of World Bank lending to China, an issue on which he previously weighed in as a Treasury Department official during the Trump administration.