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Is China pulling the handbrake on loans to Africa?

  • Emergence of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 put the China-Africa relation back in the spotlight

  • African countries have borrowed substantially from China in recent years to fund major infrastructure projects

  • With debt sustainability concerns mounting, risks exist that Chinese lending could slow further

Takudzwa Ndawona
Takudzwa Ndawona

Financial Markets Analyst

ETM Analytics
4 August 2021
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