KBRA Releases New Podcast Episode: China Adds to Global Risks

07-May-2021 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 6:11 PM Print This Post

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) releases a new podcast episode discussing China’s debt, investor exposure, and Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) global risks. In this episode, KBRA Managing Director and Head of Sovereign ratings, Joan Feldbaum-Vidra, explains why direct risks from China’s indebtedness are still contained for international investors, and how the BRI debt contracts and the nature of lending increases global risks.

“Where is the money going? Coal-fired plants and ports, but also 5G and underwater cables. The BRI is not just brick-and-mortar infrastructure,” Feldbaum-Vidra said.

The latest episode is available on:

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KBRA is a full-service credit rating agency registered in the U.S., the EU, and the UK, and is designated to provide structured finance ratings in Canada. KBRA ratings can be used by investors for regulatory capital purposes in multiple jurisdictions.


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