China has spent hundreds of billions of dollars financing infrastructure projects across the world through its Belt and Road Initiative, which critics say has imposed ruinous debts on some countries. Andreas Paleit discusses the global impact of the scheme for China and those taking part with James Kynge and Lucy Hornby

Contributors: Suzanne Blumsom, executive editor, Andreas Paleit, assistant companies news editor, James Kynge, China global editor, and Lucy Hornby, deputy Beijing bureau chief. Producer: Fiona Symon

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