All the latest News, Opinion & Analysis from along the Belt & Silk Road Routes Opinion & Analysis China And Europe Can Work Together On The Belt & Road Initiative (Euractiv) 5 Reasons Why China’s Belt & Road Initiative Will Succeed (Forbes) The Belt And Road Initiative Will Remain More Chinese Than International (Belt &[…..]
While not directly aimed at re-structuring thoughts concerning globally important ideological issues, China’s Belt & Road Initiative is shaping up, as part of it’s political impact, to be provoking some interesting debate about the nature of what constitutes sovereignty, and the underlying issues of this concept.
Seventeen years ago, I raised my hand at the Shanghai APEC meeting taking place at the Grand Hyatt in Pudong, to ask Russian President Vladimir Putin a question. “North Korea is an Asia-Pacific nation. Do you think it prudent to allow North Korea observer status to APEC?” There was a collective gasp from the audience[…..]
The Arctic Link is a proposed rail connection between northern Finland and Arctic Norway, with the potential to later include Murmansk in Northern Russia. It is hoped to improve Scandinavia’s trade links to China via the Northern Sea Route.
All the latest news, opinion and analysis along the Silk & Belt Routes Opinion China’s Progress In Advanced Infrastructure Over 100 Times Faster Than US: Elon Musk (People’s Daily) Will Trump Make China Great Again? The Belt And Road Initiative And International Order (Oxford Academic) China’s Belt Road Initiative – Regional Responses & Implications (Clingendael)[…..]
China has established a Silk Road Gold Fund as part of its Belt and Road Initiative, In this article, we examine Africa and South America’s gold reserve holdings and known gold deposits and their relationship with the BRI project.
All the latest news, opinion and infrastructure developments along the Belt & Silk Road Routes News & Opinion What The Old Silk Road’s Terminus, Quanzhou, Tells Us About The New One (South China Morning Post) China Opens Door To EU Influence Through Belt and Road’s Divisive Investments (Washington Times) Vision Behind Belt and Road Now[…..]
Since taking power in Tashkent in December 2016, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has worked on improving Uzbekistan’s frosty relations with its neighbors, which will benefit China’s ambitions in the region.
All the latest Belt & Silk Road Routes news, opinion, finance and infrastructure developments Analysis & Opinion Belt & Road And US-China Relations In 2018 (Eurasia Review) China’s Got A Trade Problem That Can’t Be Solved By Belt & Road (South China Morning Post) The Quad Is Not A Rival To The Belt & Road,[…..]
China’s US$16 billion Silk Road Gold Fund was launched in 2015, and over 60 countries have invested in it. In this article of the five part series, we look at South-East Asian nations and their gold reserve holdings and known gold deposits.