China’s overseas loans pose risks to biodiversity and indigenous lands, US study shows

Published Sep 21 2021 at 1:00 PM GMT
  • Around two-thirds of China’s overseas lending in the past decade posed risks to the environment, a new study has found.
  • The findings highlight the need for the policy banks of China, a top source for global development finance, to build robust due diligence and better mitigate risks associated with their loans, US-based researchers behind the study said.
  • As much as 63 per cent of nearly 600 Chinese-financed projects from 2008 to 2019 overlapped with ecologically sensitive areas and indigenous….



  • Published Sep 21, 2021 1:00 PM GMT