China’s Role in Sri Lanka’s Economic Crisis

Beijing’s ability to come to its allies’ aid is hampered by its own domestic problems.

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Over the past several weeks, Sri Lanka has been experiencing an economic crisis that has brought the country to the brink of bankruptcy. Nearly $7 billion of its $25 billion in foreign debt is due for repayment this year, meaning the country is low on cash at a time when it’s also experiencing the fallout […]

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Viktória Herczegh is an analyst at Geopolitical Futures. She is also a PhD candidate at the Political Science and International Relations Doctoral School of Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary. Her PhD research topic is "Double Standards projected by Great Powers". Ms. Herczegh holds a bachelor's degree of Chinese Language and Culture and a master's degree of East Asian Studies. She also spent one semester at Shanghai International Studies University studying Mandarin Chinese. Ms. Herczegh is a native Hungarian fluent in English, Spanish, French and Mandarin.