Chinese Concessional Loans: Part 1 - Perceptions and Misperceptions
Concessional loans account for more than half of Chinese foreign aid (China State Council 2014) and are currently in the spotlight. The Trump Administration’s Indo-Pacific strategy targets infrastructure projects funded by Chinese concessional loans in developing countries and pledges to compete with China by providing high-standard infrastructure that is ‘physically secure, financially viable and socially responsible’ (Pompeo 2018). On the eve of the Forty-ninth Pacific Islands Forum, Tongan...[Show more]
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