China has done a ton of building in the developing world.
Over the last two decades, it's financed and built bridges, hospitals, roads, railways, airports and seaports — many billions of dollars' worth and counting. "China has recently become a major financier of economic infrastructure," according to a new report from AidData, a development finance research lab based at the College of William & Mary.
That sounds like a good thing. But there are skeptics.