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Credit crunch: Chinese infrastructure lending and Lao sovereign debt

This article identifies the root of the government debt crisis focusing on the role of hydropower in form of the provision of the new short term credit of china. Outlining the options as well as policy recommendations for Laos on the reform of the energy sector.

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Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
  • Chinese aid
  • Hydropower dams
  • Irrigation and water management
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Copyright Yes
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Co-author (individual) Keith Barney, Kanya Souksakoun
Publisher Crawford School of Public Policy of the Australian National University
Publication date 2021
Pagination 20
Legacy reference document Credit crunch_Chinese_infrastructure_lending_and_Lao_sovereign debt_11.03.2021.pdf
Keywords hydropower,COVID-19
Date uploaded March 11, 2021, 03:54 (UTC)
Date modified March 30, 2021, 02:44 (UTC)