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Brookings Scholar Yun Sun Provides a Road Map For Chinese Debt Relief in Africa

There’s growing anticipation over how China will respond to Africa’s calls for debt relief amid the worsening COVID-19 crisis that is ravaging economies across the continent.

So far, there have only been a few hints as to how China will proceed, either in concert with other international lenders, bilaterally or a mix of both. Last week, China indicated to the Reuters News Service that it would likely endorse a temporary freeze on African debt payments as part of a broader agreement negotiated by G20 countries.

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