China Foreign Lending

FILE – In this July. 21, 2018, file photo, a Senegal resident welcomes Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Dakar, Senegal. China’s loans to poor countries in Africa and Asia impose unusual secrecy and repayment terms that are hurting their ability to renegotiate debts after the coronavirus pandemic, a group of U.S. and German researchers said in a report Wednesday, March 31, 2021. (AP Photo/Xaume Olleros, File)