Ain’t No Sunshine when Xi’s Gone: What’s behind China’s Declining Aid to the Pacific?
The much-awaited update to the Pacific Aid Map showed a sharp drop in China’s 2019 aid spend in the Pacific, despite the pressing development needs presented by COVID-19. While eight of the Pacific’s ten major donors also saw falls in their aid spends from 2018 levels, China Aid dropped the most, falling 31 per cent to just 6 per cent of overseas development assistance (ODA) in the Pacific, a far cry from 2018 reports that the People’s Republic of China (PRC) was set to become the region’s...[Show more]
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