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How China lends: A rare look into 100 debt contracts with foreign governments (piie.com)
43 points by rustoo 44 days ago | hide | past | favorite | 4 comments

Someone should re-write "Confessions of an Economic Hitman" and make it about the Chinese banks instead of the IMF

because they definitely read the former book as an instruction manual whether it was true, whether those practices had major effect if they were true, or whether it was completely untrue

Related article from the Financial Times [1], its archive link [2], and HN thread [3]

[1] https://www.ft.com/content/7e98795f-159b-4455-903e-6e21c345d...

[2] https://archive.is/xGwR8

[3] https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=26654260

I suppose one should ask, "could those countries have gotten better deals elsewhere?"

Very interesting peek into this opaque topic, so much so that I thought I should forward this to someone I know... only to realize they are one of the authors (lol).

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