Debt trap

ASEAN: Outlook for 2019 Part 2

In part two of “ASEAN: Outlook for 2019”, The ASEAN Post will look at some of the major geopolitical issues that could shape the future of the region.

7 January 2019
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Is the BRI a corruption magnet?

In the five years since it was mooted, the BRI is now being demonised as a debt-trap that ensnares poor nations into subservience to China.

10 October 2018
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The China backlash

By keeping bidding on BRI projects closed and opaque, China often massively inflates their value, leaving countries struggling to repay their debts.

30 September 2018
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