A drop in lending by Chinese financiers to borrowers in Africa is evidence of concern about debt sustainability, say CARI researchers. Photo: Reuters A drop in lending by Chinese financiers to borrowers in Africa is evidence of concern about debt sustainability, say CARI researchers. Photo: Reuters
A drop in lending by Chinese financiers to borrowers in Africa is evidence of concern about debt sustainability, say CARI researchers. Photo: Reuters

‘Blind dumping over’: Chinese lenders in Africa focus on stronger economies

  • Lending to African countries that have not sought debt relief from China rose in 2019, says American research institute
  • Drop in lending temporary, say researchers, because ‘Chinese banks are interested in the profits available in emerging and frontier markets’

Topic |   China-Africa relations
A drop in lending by Chinese financiers to borrowers in Africa is evidence of concern about debt sustainability, say CARI researchers. Photo: Reuters A drop in lending by Chinese financiers to borrowers in Africa is evidence of concern about debt sustainability, say CARI researchers. Photo: Reuters
A drop in lending by Chinese financiers to borrowers in Africa is evidence of concern about debt sustainability, say CARI researchers. Photo: Reuters
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