Analysis: China casts giant shadow over emerging nations’ chase for debt relief

A Chinese flag flutters outside the Chinese foreign ministry in Beijing, China February 24, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia RawlinsRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterPoorer nations pay $35 bln in debt service in 2022 – World BankOpacity, plethora of Chinese lenders to slow debt overhaulsG20 Common Framework has not yet produced a debt restructuringLONDON, July 4 (Reuters) – From a $360 million project to expand Zambia’s international airport in Lusaka to a $1.4 billion city port in Sri Lanka’s capital of Colombo, China is the missing piece in the puzzle of a number of debt talks under way in developing markets.The second-largest economy and …
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