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International relations

China doubles loans to 68 nations, further tightening grip

Tally over past four years puts it on par with World Bank as lender

TOKYO -- Chinese loans to 68 heavily indebted developing countries doubled in the four years through the end of 2018, virtually matching the amount of World Bank lending to the same nations and giving Beijing greater global sway.

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