Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion Asia & Emerging Economies The Way Out Of Covid-19 Slump (Silk Road Briefing) China’s Belt & Road Is The Route To Global Recovery (South China Morning Post) China’s Health Silk Road Paves Way To Covid-19 Recovery (Asia Times) Assessing The Impact Of Covid-19 On The Belt & Road[…..]
The Australian Edition Picnic At Hanging Rock Picnic at Hanging Rock is an Australian novel by Joan Lindsay. Set in 1900, it is about a group of female students at an Australian girls’ school who vanish at Hanging Rock while on a Valentine’s Day picnic, and the effects the disappearances have on the school and local community. The novel was first published in 1967[…..]
Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis China’s spend along the Belt & Road Initiative is evolving, and decreasing somewhat in size. While some analysts point to a decrease in the total capital amounts being spent as proof that China is running out of money, or that the Belt & Road Initiative is running out of steam, the[…..]
Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis The China specialist merchant bank Grisons Peak have released their 2020 Q2 outbound/inbound M&A/equity investment figures for China for the period April-June, which contains some interesting mini-messages:
Belt & Road Initiative GDP Forecasts 2020-2021 Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis The International Monetary Fund has released updates for how it sees economic developments both this year and next in the wake of the Covid-19 global pandemic.
Pakistan’s Gwadar port has received its first shipment of goods destined for Afghanistan, acting as a transit for goods exported by the UAE.
Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion The Belt & Road Initiative In Eurasia (CSS) China Can Buy Influence, But It Can’t Buy Love (Foreign Policy) China-Europe Freight Trains: ‘Locomotive Envoys Of The Ancient Silk Road’ (People’s Daily) China Is Giving Ancient Silk Road Trade Routes A Digital Makeover (TradeVistas) A Millenium After The Height[…..]
The North Africa Issue Dark Star Safari – From Cairo To Cape Town Dark Star Safari is Paul Theroux’s now classic account of a journey from Cairo to Cape Town. Travelling across bush and desert, down rivers and across lakes, and through country after country, Theroux visits some of the most beautiful landscapes on earth, and some[…..]
Moves To Limit Chinese Access To The US Dollar Will Bring Forward RMB Globalization Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis The United States has apparently ‘not ruled out’ US dollar focused sanctions against China concerning Washington’s unhappiness over the situation in Hong Kong, where it has removed special trade facilities.
Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Hong Kong has been generating all the wrong headlines recently as new security laws passed by Beijing have resulted in apparent sanctions by the United States and punishments upon China threatened or imposed by other countries, including the United Kingdom. There have been many doom and gloom stories about Hong Kong’s immediate[…..]