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, the corporation is lagging way behind in its payments to creditors, which amounts to $3.2B. Local banks are owed $4.1B and advances from customers total around $700M.“This is a significant amount owing and the Corporation is finding it very difficult to source additional short-term financing to meet its working capital requirements,NFL Jerseys China
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