As the United States is turning inward and the European Union is facing an existential crisis, China is looking to fill the power vacuum with it’s trillion-dollar One Belt, One Road plan.
China’s new role in Africa has been likened to colonialism. This is a more human look at the Chinese who have settled in Senegal.
Behind this outlay of cash, there’s a growing mass of debt that has economists worried.
- Do you see Chinese economic influence in the world as a positive development?
- Should developing nations be wary of Chinese money?
- What risk does China’s debt carry?