Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis China’s Belt & Road Initiative officially kicked off in 2013, some seven years ago, under the initial title of ‘One Belt One Road’. That was later dropped as it became apparent that the scale of demand for projects would be rather more than single Eurasian and Maritime routes. While there has[…..]
By Chris Devonshire-Ellis A study just published by Australia’s Lowy Institute, titled the Asia Power Index 2020, has ranked 26 nations and territories in terms of influencing Asia. While the Lowy Institute report includes the United States, Japan, Australia, South Korea, New Zealand and India, we have extrapolated their data to illustrate the position of influence[…..]
Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion Is China Shifting The World Order? (The Hill) Signing Up Or Standing Aside: Disaggregating Participation In China’s Belt & Road Initiative (Brookings) Critical Reflections On China’s Belt & Road Initiative (WIO) China Turns On The Charm To Get Its Belt & Road Projects Back On Track (South China[…..]
Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Compare the Market have just released a report on which nations send the most money overseas in the form of personal money transfers. It’s big business – amounting to hundreds of billions of dollars per annum.
The 23rd Eurasia Economic Summit has just finished and was hosted by Turkey’s Marmara Group in Istanbul. The Presidents of 45 countries, Senate and Chairmen, State People, Academicians and Clergy and officials of international high-level organizations came together via satellite; under the title “A Post-Coronavirus New World; Under the Guidance of Belt and Road Initiative.”
Move Will Usher In Challenges To The US Dollar In Global Trade The People’s Bank of China is trailing its new Digital Yuan in Shenzhen. The city, known for its maker community and manufacturing resources, is taking the lead in trialing China’s digital yuan.
Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion China’s Belt & Road Initiative Pinpoints Fundamental Issues Of Our Times (Wio) Making Sense Of China’s Belt & Road Initiative (Global Village Space) How China Outsmarted The Trump Administration (The Atlantic) Beware The China Reset (Foreign Policy) US vs. China: Two Leading Experts Fear Conflict Awaits (Asia Nikkei)[…..]
Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis The US EXIM bank has jumped back into global financial circles by making its first multi-billion direct loan. This 86 year old organization was dormant during 2012-2016 after the US Senate failed to renew its charter in 2012, however the Trump administration reconstituted the board quorum in May 2019, with the[…..]
The Belt and Road debt trap theory has been debunked. Now investors can concentrate on the opportunities and create ROI. Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis The Belt and Road Initiative is frequently criticized for the debt burden that it is said to inflict on the nations that host many China led BRI projects. Both Japan and[…..]
Inhouse Lawyers and Law Firms Need To Engage With Regional Legal Partners For Belt & Road Assistance Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis China’s Belt & Road Initiative now includes more than 130 countries from around the world. This means there are opportunities from these nations to sell to China, a feature that is gaining in bilateral[…..]