Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis The China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan Rail Corridor back on the agenda Issues over routing and cost Would connect China with the Middle East Awaiting political reforms and new Government in Kyrgyzstan A long held dream along the Silk Road both old and new has been a railway that links China to Central Asia and[…..]
Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Chinese media have picked up on a new phrase for part of the Belt And Road Initiative, with the prosaic “Air Silk Road” being bandied about as a new phenomena. But how much of this is hype, and how much is real?
Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Formation of ‘Greater Eurasia’ region Development of the Eurasian Economic Union Increased infrastructure connectivity with China Increased collaboration between regional Development Banks
Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Exploiting the infrastructure build Huge opportunities in the service industry sector Understanding the local regulatory environment Examining local tax structures and applicable tax treaties Solving the overseas banking and treasury issue
Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion How China’s Belt And Road Vision Of A New Type Of Globalisation Can Benefit All (South China Morning Post) World’s Top Ten Cities For Belt And Road Potential (China Daily) How Covid Has Changed China’s Belt And Road Initiative (Investment Monitor) In Photos: China’s Belt & Road Projects[…..]
China’s Ministry of Ecology has released a “Classification System Report” as part of the BRI International Green Development Coalition (BRIGC). The BRIGC was established after the second Belt and Road Forum in April 2019, is supervised by the Chinese Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) and has its own secretariat.
Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Combatting regional terrorism discussed in depth Proposals to develop SWIFT alternatives and dedollarize Linking the Belt and Road Initiative with the Eurasian Economic Union
Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion China Belt And Road Projects Value Now Exceeds US$4 Trillion (Silk Road Briefing) RCEP, CPTPP And The Asian Century (Global Times) US & Taiwan Promote Alternative To China’s Belt And Road (South China Morning Post) Air Silk Road Boosts Trade Cooperation (Eastday) Five 19th Century Infrastructure Projects[…..]
Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis US$28 billion BRI debt currently being negotiated Strong possibility of more debt restructuring needed in 2021 A pragmatic rescheduling policy is apparent China Debt Risk is US$1billion for every US$142 billion in BRI assets
Slow down of BRI project financing to be expected China corporate debt now 165% of GDP US$94 billion of BRI loans being renegotiated