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Opinion: China appears to be exporting its practice of unsuccessful debt-fueled infrastructure investment with overseas projects

3 weeks ago
Sky Canaves
Conventional wisdom dictates that infrastructure development precedes economic development," writes Salman Rafi Sheikh. "However, China may prove the exception, dragging its economically aligned countries along with it."
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.

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