US invests $553 million in Gautam Adani’s Sri Lanka port to curtail China’s influence in South Asia

Recently the news has come on the internet that the US is going to be providing $553 million in financing for a port terminal in Sri Lanka’s capital being developed by Indian billionaire Gautam Adani because New Delhi and Washington looking to curtail China’s influence in South Asia. Since the news came on the internet it went viral on many social media platforms and uncounted reactions started hitting the headlines. Now many people are interested in knowing the whole information about the news. Here we have more information about the news and we will share it with you in this article.

Gautam Adani

DFC stated in the statement,” The financing from the International Development Finance Corp. for the deepwater West Container Terminal in Colombo is the US government agency’s most extensive infrastructure investment in Asia and among its biggest globally. It will support Sri Lanka’s financial development and “its regional financial integration, including with India, an important partner to both nations. Currently, this news has been making headlines on the internet as they want to know complete information about the news. Scroll down to the next page for more information about the news.

According to the report, the US funding also signs restored efforts to ease Beijing’s away over Sri Lanka after Colombo splurged on Chinese port and road projects before its economic meltdown the previous year, which left it positively obligated to Beijing. India also wants to tilt the balance of power in its community. The funding has been a part of the acceleration of DFC assets that summed $9.3 billion in 2023. A US official also expressed Sri Lanka port financing as symbolic of the US responsibility to be more engaged in growth tasks across the Indo-Pacific. You are on the right page for more information about the news, so please read the complete article.

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Adani Group

The US funding can serve as an approval for the short seller stung Adani Group and the controversial port project in which it holds a majority stake. The partnership is betting on a raft of corporate fraud allegations levelled by Hindenburg Research and different media investigations which it has continually refused. Its energy and port investments in Sri Lanka were criticized the previous year by some local lawmakers as opaque and closely tied to New Delhi’s Minister Narendra Modi, who has challenged China in past public speeches-refused these assertions, saying the investments addressed Sri Lanka’s requirements. Here we have shared all the information which we had. Stay tuned to us for more updates.

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