Tag: #Debt

China’s Global South Messaging Hits a Snag in Sri Lanka

The Chinese government is messaging loudly that a China-centric international order would best serve the interests of the Global South. The current crisis in Sri Lanka seems to run counter to that narrative.

Montenegro’s Debt Success Orphaned at Birth

This article was originally published by CEPA and is republished here with the permission of the author. Anyone doubting the risks of dealing with China should examine the case of Montenegro to see how...

Why the EU Must Deal with Montenegro’s Chinese Debt

Dritan Abazović, Montenegro's deputy prime minister, formally requested the European Union’s help in repaying the debt to the Exim Bank of China in late March. The appeal not only renewed the EU’s focus on the current candidate,...

Watchdogs Detail Damage Done by China in the Western Balkans

Construction of the Bar – Boljare highway in Montenegro by China’s China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) has brought irreversible damage to the UNESCO-protected Tara River. Known as the "Tear of Europe", its riverbanks have been transformed...