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From Old-Donor Debt Relief to Emerging Lenders in Africa


  • Helmut Reisen



China helps growth and debt sustainability in Africa through debt relief, infrastructure investment and higher exports. China and other emerging lenders should engage in a debt transparency initiative that considers such growth effects. This will encourage emerging lenders to co-operate with the ‘international community’ on Africa’s debt sustainability.

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  • Helmut Reisen, 2008. "From Old-Donor Debt Relief to Emerging Lenders in Africa," OECD Development Centre Policy Insights 57, OECD Publishing.
  • Handle: RePEc:oec:devaac:57-en

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