Jamaica has said its infrastructure-building cooperation with China will continue, but no new loan programmes will be negotiated. Photo: AFP Jamaica has said its infrastructure-building cooperation with China will continue, but no new loan programmes will be negotiated. Photo: AFP
Jamaica has said its infrastructure-building cooperation with China will continue, but no new loan programmes will be negotiated. Photo: AFP

Why Jamaica wants to call time on Chinese borrowing

  • While the Caribbean nation is trying to cut down its high levels of debt, it may also want to address US concerns about growing Chinese influence
  • China’s growing economic footprint has also prompted a domestic backlash amid complaints local workers are losing out

Topic |   US-China relations
Jamaica has said its infrastructure-building cooperation with China will continue, but no new loan programmes will be negotiated. Photo: AFP Jamaica has said its infrastructure-building cooperation with China will continue, but no new loan programmes will be negotiated. Photo: AFP
Jamaica has said its infrastructure-building cooperation with China will continue, but no new loan programmes will be negotiated. Photo: AFP
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