As of 2017 data, only 10% of our debt burden is to China. The state-to-state loans are concessionary, we're killed ourselves on the commercial markets.

https://thediplomat.com/2019/05/is-sri-lanka-really-a-victim-of-chinas-debt-trap/

I think you misunderstand. China did not force these bad ideas on us. These were our bad ideas. Our former President was from Hambantota. He wanted to build a whole-ass alternate city there, which is now a ghost town.

Is China responsible for someone we elected, who proudly campaigned on these things?

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