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Debunking the China-Africa “Debt Trap” Meme

Swedish scholar Johanna Malm is one of the world’s leading researchers on China-DR  Congo relations and now joins the growing number of experts who refute the still widely-held China “debt trap” narrative. In a recent interview published by the government-run Swedish Institute, Dr. Malm explained that there’s actually a fundamental problem with the whole “debt trap” theory. “Chinese financiers want their money back,” she said.

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