Chris Devonshire-Ellis Belt & Road Interview with Harvard’s Shirley Yu

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“An illuminating talk and walk down China’s BRI configurations, discussing the strategic and business opportunities for global businesses”. 

Chris Devonshire-Ellis, the Chairman of Dezan Shira & Associates and Publisher of Asia Briefing has been interviewed by Dr. Shirley Yu, a Fellow of the Ash Centre of Harvard University, Professor at the IE Business School and Senior Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics.

Coinciding with the launch of Chris’s new book “Identifying Opportunities Within the Belt & Road Initiative”, the interview features some tough questions, taking in current China-EU relations and the CAI trade deal, discusses RCEP and the UK position with the proposed CPTPP, outlines why Africa is overtaking India as a global trade and manufacturing destination and provides an overall critique of where the Belt & Road Initiative is heading, and the implications for MNC investors.

Chris’s new book “Identifying Opportunities Within the Belt & Road Initiative” has been published by the author as a complimentary download and can be obtained from the Asia Briefing bookstore here.


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