Entries tagged "IMF"

  • Japan Backs Sri Lanka Amid Debt Fears | Nov. 13, 2019, 11:03 a.m.

    The Japan Bank for International Cooperation is backing Sri Lanka's first issuance of bonds in the Japanese market amid concerns about rising debt levels in the South Asian country.

  • Bailing Out China's Belt and Road | Aug. 19, 2019, 10:33 a.m.

    This spring, when the International Monetary Fund approved a $6 billion bailout for Pakistan, an invaluable opportunity was missed to push for greater transparency of China’s Belt and Road Initiative by not requiring project contracts for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor—a significant source of Pakistan’s debt—to be made public.