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The Kyrgyzstan Government has cancelled a US$275m Chinese investment project after a series of protests, a decision that could damage relations between the two countries just as the Covid-19 epidemic impacts on trade and investment. The logistics centre, planned for the Naryn Free Economic Zone sited at At-Bashy in central Kyrgyzstan, was to become a[…..]
Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis China’s Belt & Road Initiative now includes 147 countries and territories around the world that have signed up to participate in the scheme. This has resulted in a massive redevelopment and infrastructure push by Beijing, both to secure future supply lines and to develop new markets. China has been able to[…..]
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Op/Ed by Andre Wheeler History is littered with geo-political conflicts, unfortunately many used physical assets and intelligence networks to subdue their opponents. This was underpinned by the prevailing attitude that knowledge represented real power. However, as the global community developed, there has been a shift from the physical to cyber space. This is an interesting[…..]
Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion The Impact Of China’s Belt & Road Initiative On Central Asia And The South Caucasus (E International Relations) The Belt & Road Initiative (The Times Of Malta) China’s Belt & Road Initiative Push Intensifies (Nenow) US Counters China With Blue Dot Network (Bangkok Post) Chinese Fintech Giants Expand[…..]
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said on Wednesday that it had made its first investment in an Uzbek company for 10 years.
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What is missing from much of the dialogue on the Belt and Road Initiative has been the larger, and longer-term potential impact on trade.
Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has said that he wants to sell shares in Uzbekistan’s state owned banks to strategic foreign investors to help modernise the sector. In his annual state-of-the-nation speech, which Mr Mirziyoyev uses to outline his agenda, he also said that he wanted to tear down a domestic migration system that restricts people[…..]