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Moody's Talks - Emerging Markets Decoded

Episode 15
October 14, 2020

China ramps up infrastructure spending to galvanize economic growth

Original publish date: October 14, 2020

Inside this episode:

  • Ivy Poon of the Infrastructure Finance team discusses how fiscal support will help offset the rise in leverage for infrastructure issuers resulting from increased capital spending on transportation, renewable energy and other projects.
  • Celina Vansetti-Hutchins of the Banking team explains what the rapid drop in Brazilian interest rates this year means for credit conditions for the country’s banks.​

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