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    The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railroad: Peace & Prosperity Through The Revival Of The Silk Roads

    By Dr. Reza Yeganehshakib In late 2013, the President of China unveiled his plan to revitalize the ancient Silk Road trade route. This plan includes a land-based Silk Road Economic Belt (SREB) as well as a maritime Silk Road (MSR) that together are known as the One Belt and One Road (OBOR) Initiative. However, China[…..]

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    Silk Road Development Weekly – April 15, 2019

    Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion Big Project: BRI Road Transport Expected To More Than Double (CGTN) Over 80% Of PRC Textile Investment Abroad In BRI Region (Fibre2Fashion) BRI Paves Way For Internationalisation Of Chinese Universities (CGTN) China’s ”Silk Road Urbanism” Is Changing Cities From London To Kampala (City Metric) Will China Undermine Its[…..]

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    Chinese Use Of Lobbyists To Win Belt & Road Influence And EU Construction Contracts

    Op/Ed By Chris Devonshire-Ellis We have commented on the use by China of lobbyists working on its behalf to gain influence and an upper hand when choosing to research, target and bid for contracts involving the EU and other trade blocs in the past. The article ‘How Chinese Contractors Are Winning EU Infrastructure Projects’ has[…..]

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    No Boeing. China, India & Russia Will Build The Belt & Roads Civil Passenger Aircraft

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Stories have been hitting the media in the United States and Asia concerning Boeing considering the development of a new Boeing 797 aircraft targeted at the “Belt & Road and China”. Boeing’s Marketing Director, Randy Tinseth has stated that Boeing sees potential for an aircraft that would make more routes viable[…..]

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    Getting Functionality Into The Belt & Road Initiative: A Personal Experience

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis One of the perils of constantly travelling and researching China’s Belt & Road Initiative is functionality. Regular readers of this increasingly popular (and relevant Silk Road Briefing website) will note I have been somewhat quiet the past couple of weeks. Having travelled from Moscow across Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Pakistan, India and now[…..]

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    Silk Road Development Weekly – April 9, 2019

    Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion China Moves To Define Belt & Road Projects For The First Time (Straits Times) New Rules For Investments Under Belt & Road Initiative (Straits Times) Belt & Road Without China? If Competitors Join, It May Just Be Possible (Business Standard) How Scary Is The Chinese Belt & Road[…..]

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    Silk Road Development Weekly – April 1, 2019

    Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion China’s Belt & Road May Be Closest World Has To A Stimulus Plan (South China Morning Post) Belt & Road Initiative Brings Regional Stability (CGTN) China’s Belt & Road: A Reality Check (The Diplomat) China’s Island Building And Belt & Road Initiative Are Part Of Same Defense Strategy,[…..]

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    Will Italy be Overrun by Chinese Workers? EU Minimum Wages Compared with China’s Belt and Road Contractors

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis With Italy controversially signing up to China’s Belt and Road Initiative, some mainstream media have been suggesting the country will face a multitude of problems, ranging from “debt traps” to becoming a “Chinese colony”. Concerning the first issue, there have been occasions where governments in South-East Asia have either misunderstood the[…..]

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    Sara` Palermo il nuovo porto della Via Della Seta?

    L’Italia è in procinto di firmare un Protocollo d’Intesa con la Cina, riguardante il proprio supporto alla Belt and Road Initiative, e mira a porre la firma definitiva sull’accordo durante la visita del Presidente Cinese Xi Jinping, a Roma il 22 e 23 Marzo. È significativo il fatto che, dopo Roma, il presidente Xi visiterà[…..]

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    Silk Road Development Weekly – March 25, 2019

    Our weekly roundup of China’s Belt and Road infrastructure, financial, legal, and global developments.

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