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Kenya Led the World in Finishing Chinese-Funded Infrastructure Projects Ahead of Schedule

Chinese workers stand at the construction site of Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) during the Presidential Inspection of the SGR Nairobi-Naivasha Phase 2A project in Nairobi, Kenya, on June 23, 2018. Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

Kenya completed more Chinese-financed construction projects ahead of schedule than any other country in the world, according to the findings from AidData’s recently released report on Belt and Road financing

AidData, a research lab based at William & Mary’s Global Research Institute, concluded that five projects between 2013 and 2017 were completed before the deadline, more than any other BRI-recipient country.

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