China Weighs Risks to $50 Billion Investment After Chavez Death

China Weighs Risks to $50 Billion Investment After Chavez Death

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Chinese construction workers weld doors and windows at the government housing project, Ciudad Tavacare near Barinas, Venezuela. The nation became the Americas’ largest recipient of Chinese credit under Chavez, as private lenders were driven away by the nationalization of more than 1,000 companies as well as currency and price controls.