The Myth Of Chinese Debt Traps

Somehow China building infrastructure is bad, but the IMF taking away public services is good.

I live in a supposed Chinese debt trap, so much so that the Guardian talks about “vast debt repayments to China”. But this just isn’t true. In fact, it’s an outright lie. Just look at Sri Lanka’s debt profile:

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Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer from Sri Lanka, grumpily in Oxford for a while. Sign up for my newsletter at www.indi.ca, and you can reach me at indi@indi.ca.