By Chris Devonshire-Ellis China’s Overseas Sovereign Debt Financing Is Built On Sound Financial Principles & Debt Repackaging Strategies The Financial Times has reported on China’s overseas lending for the period 2008-2019, in an article titled “The Terms Of China’s Massive Loan Spree.” The report was based on data provided by two US based think-tanks who have[…..]
Discussing the Belt and Road Initiative, Christopher Devonshire-Ellis, Chairman of Dezan Shira & Associates, provided a comprehensive overview which included China and Hong Kong zero tariff trade agreements, preferential treatments for Hong Kong investments into China, and other areas. —
By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Potential Reconstruction of Afghanistan discussed China’s Foreign Minister, Wang Yi met with a Taliban delegation in Tianjin on Sunday to discuss the situation in Afghanistan. The meeting is unusual as the Taliban are not (yet) the official Government in the country and are currently fighting official Afghan forces and Government in the country.[…..]
By Chris Devonshire-Ellis The Belt And Road Initiative Moves From Infrastructure Build To Cash Flow Generator Back in March 2013, I wrote an article ‘China: The Great Infrastructure Developer‘ which described what China was doing as concerns building road, rail, and ports across Asia. That article appeared before the ‘Belt And Road Initiative’ as a specific policy was[…..]
Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion Does The Belt & Road Initiative Bolster Economic Growth? (CGTN) Can G7 Countries Compete With China’s Belt & Road Initiative? (Oil Price) B3W – A Rival Or Complement To BRI? (CGTN) What Is Needed Is Not A Common Alliance But A Common Policy Framework (Lanka Daily Mirror) Apply[…..]
By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Facility will cover 70% of the global population once specific members regional trade blocs are taken into consideration The BRICS member states (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) intend to establish a joint vaccine research and development center in a virtual format due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, according to the[…..]
By Chris Devonshire-Ellis The US$25 trillion regional free trade agreement is expected to come into effect in five months’ time. Is your Asia based business opportunity prepared? China’s MOFCOM has been organizing training sessions for over 66,000 Chinese trade representatives and business executives to help them prepare for the upcoming Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)[…..]
El Hamdania Port to be one of the largest in the Meditteranean By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has concluded his Middle East tour – his second this year – with a trip to discuss bilateral matters with the Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune and the Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra.
By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Tibet has opened its first electrified railway line, a route leading from the TAR capital Lhasa, through to Nyingchi, close to the border with the India state Arunachal Pradesh. I have been to this region, with India just across from the confluence of the Bramaputra and Tibet Rivers.
Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion Countdown To The Chinese Century: The Belt & Road Initiative (Research And Markets) Belt And Road Initiative And Global Governance In Transition (Modern Diplomacy) A Counterweight To The Belt & Road Initiative (New Age) Build Back Better World (Reconnecting Asia) How Biden And G7’s Infrastructure Initiative Can Take[…..]