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Chinese Reactions to Zambia’s Debt Deal

HEADLINE TRANSLATION: Zambia to test China's ability to manage debt relief

Zambia’s debt restructuring, in which China played a key role, is raising concern among ordinary Chinese, judging by WeChat conversations

Recent grassroots discussions on WeChat communities of Chinese in Africa quoted unnamed sources worrying that the deal could “set a costly precedent elsewhere,” which could burden China’s state-owned development banks. 

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