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    Silk Road Development Weekly – December 02, 2019

    Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion Europe Needs China’s Billions. But Does It Know The Price? (The Guardian) Europe Needs Its Own Belt & Road Initiative (Financial Times) Europe And China’s Belt & Road Initiative: Growing Concerns, More Strategy (Egmont Institute) The One Trillion Euro Idea (Berlin Policy Journal) China’s Belt & Road Initiative:[…..]

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    Kazakhstan’s 2019 Development Along The Belt & Road

    The World Bank has stated this month that Kazakhstan has the lowest rate of poverty in Central Asia. Also, in the Central Asian region, where the population is growing quickly, the absolute number of people living in poverty has fallen. The pace of this progress however is slowing down. Meanwhile, Kazakhstan moved up three spots[…..]

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    AIM, China, Sign Belt & Road Investment MoU

    Coup for China in Middle Eastern BRI Promotions Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), the Dubai based investment platform, and China Venture Capital Research Institute (CVCRI) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a long-term strategic partnership to share resources and to boost investment opportunities within the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The MoU was signed[…..]

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    First Baltic Direct Belt & Road Train Reaches Poland’s Gdansk Port

    Poland’s Gdansk Port has received the inaugural Euro-China Train (ECT), as China’s Belt and Road Initiative realizes a direct link to the Baltic Sea.

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    Silk Road Development Weekly – November 25, 2019

    Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion The China Challenge (Harvard) What Is America’s “Blue Dot” Infrastructure Network? (Silk Road Briefing) US Late In Pushing Blue Dot To Counter China’s Belt & Road (Asia Nikkei) China’s Belt & Road Initiative Is Tying The World Together – But What’s The End Game? (Archpaper) BRI Could Provide[…..]

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    The BRICS Nations Are Headed For 50% Of Global GDP By 2030. This Is What It Could Mean For Developing Global Supply Chains & Emerging Consumer Markets.

    Op/Ed By Chris Devonshire-Ellis The Presidents and Prime Ministers of Brazil, China, India, Russia and South Africa have just returned from the annual BRICS summit, held this year in Brasilia. At the close of the event, the five leaders jointly issued a declaration of intent, part of the content which I covered in the article[…..]

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    BRICS New Development Bank To Expand Into Private Sector Lending

    The New Development Bank has been called upon to make greater contributions to the economic and social development of the BRICS countries, as well as emerging market economies and developing world in general.

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    What Is The “Blue Dot” Infrastructure Network?

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis A US/Australian/Japanese Global Infrastructure Projects Rating Agency Is Born The United States last week, along with Japan and Australia, unveiled what they have termed the “Blue Dot” network, and have officially described it as “promoting global, multi-stakeholder sustainable infrastructure development in the Indo-Pacific region and around the world.” But what is[…..]

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    Silk Road Development Weekly – November 18, 2019

    Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion China’s New Concept Of Global Governance And Action Plan For International Cooperation (CIGI) China’s Involvement In Worldwide Infrastructure Includes Details Of Project Pipelines In Key Regions (Global Newswire) China’s Quest For Stability (Eurasia Review) The Case For Multilateralism Through Private Sector Investment (EBRD) China Signs 197 B&R Cooperation[…..]

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    BRICS 2019 Summit Declaration : Free Trade Agreement On The Horizon?

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis  BRICS To Open Up To Free Trade Via The EAEU? The BRICS grouping of nations – Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, have been holding their Ministerial summit in Brazil this week as they look at developing the groups connectivity. The BRICS countries are expected to produce 50% of global GDP[…..]

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