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All it Takes is a Simple Google Search to Confirm the China Debt Trap Meme Isn’t Real

Screenshot of the first result on Google when searching for the phrase "China Debt Trap."

President Joe Biden’s latest reference to Chinese “debt traps” is part of a broader pattern among high-level U.S. legislativegovernment and military officials to level the charge against China’s lending practices.

It’s odd that they continue to make the claim since it’s been widely discredited by prominent scholars in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere around the world whose findings are now all available on the first page of a Google search on the topic.

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