Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Nakhchivan Corridor will eventually compete with the BTK railway Georgia will lose its transit fees monopoly Turkey growing increasingly influential in the South Caucasus
Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion China Belt & Road Countries Up 244 Places In World Bank Ease Of Business Rankings (Silk Road Briefing) China’s Belt & Road Initiative Countries: Exports Up 28% In Three Years (Silk Road Briefing) What To Expect In China’s 14th Five Year Plan After The Fifth Plenum? (China Briefing)[…..]
Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Deal signed on Sunday covers 30% of global trade and 2.2 billion consumers No RCEP tariff reductions but mutual acceptance of professional qualifications opens up doors for services sectors Rules of Origin standardized across all RCEP members Cambodia, Laos & Myanmar finishing processes to receive foreign investment Regional handling of mutual[…..]
Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis If the US rejoins JCPOA, Anzali Port will boom Anzali provides FTZ access to the nearby capital city of Tehran Connected via maritime links to Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Russia & Turkmenistan Crucial part of the International North South Transport Corridor to India
Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis EU members who signed BRI MoU are lagging behind in China export growth Lack of resources, research infrastructure and market awareness may be an issue The China consumer market is growing and will hit 550 million by 2024 Closing the knowledge gap is key to understanding and implementing a successful China[…..]
Op/Ed By Chris Devonshire-Ellis 135 countries surveyed, average exports up 28.8% from 2016 to 2019 Infrastructure and ports build helping smaller economies export sales worldwide Other developments in global trade, reforms and taxes assisting US sanctions not helping reign in developing markets who are just looking to sell elsewhere China’s Belt & Road Initiative[…..]
Op/Ed By Chris Devonshire-Ellis China’s Belt & Road Initiative was originally launched, albeit known as the ‘One Belt One Road’ back in 2013. Now we are seven years down that path, and able to measure to some degree, the success, failure – and impact of these investments.
Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion The China-EU Rail Network And The US Election (Splash 247) China Launches World’s First 6G Experimental Satellite (AA) China’s Belt And Road Initiative After The 5th Party Plenum. What Lies Ahead? (ISPI) China Will Boost Imports To US$22 Trillion This Decade (AA) China Has Inked BRI Cooperation Agreements[…..]
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.
Op/Ed by Andre Wheeler So, what is in a name? Is it merely symptomatic of a diversionary tactic or is it emblematic of a greater understanding of the “middle kingdom” after years of obfuscation? Responses to this geographic descriptor change reflects the ideological stance of the respective parties. China would prefer a continuation of the[…..]