Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, right, with Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill in Beijing in April. Photo: EPA

Chinese loans pose ‘clear risks’ to stability of Pacific nations, Australian think tank warns

  • In a new study, the influential Lowy Institute found that allegations China was engaging in ‘debt-trap’ diplomacy were overblown
  • But it warned that Pacific nations risk borrowing too much and leaving themselves dangerously exposed to demands from Beijing
Topic |   Pacific nations

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, right, with Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill in Beijing in April. Photo: EPA
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