At a forum with African ministers in China, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said criticisms that China is creating a debt-trap for Africa show a "lack of understanding".
75 years ago, the Bretton Woods conference laid the foundations for much of today's global economic order. But the system is facing a serious threat from growing nationalism and protectionism worldwide.
China's economy is growing more slowly than it has over the past almost 30 years. But if we focus only on this fact, we are underestimating the real challenge, says DW's Frank Sieren.
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde will become the European Central Bank's next president in November. If she replaces Italy's Mario Draghi, a huge change in the eurozone lender's policy seems unlikely.
There's little reason for African nations to be afraid of the US-China trade spat. On the contrary, African economies could gain in importance, should their new free trade agreement be filled with life.
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