The Bar-Boljare highway project in Montenegro, the first phase of which was financed by China’s Export-Import Bank, has been blamed for the Balkan nation’s high levels of debt. Photo: Alamy

Is China’s investment in infrastructure projects driving Western Balkan nations into debt?

IMF says Beijing-led projects under the ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ are partly to blame for economic problems in the region

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The Bar-Boljare highway project in Montenegro, the first phase of which was financed by China’s Export-Import Bank, has been blamed for the Balkan nation’s high levels of debt. Photo: Alamy
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