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    Central Asian Nations Now Building Refugee Camps For Fleeing Afghan Nationals

    US and NATO military departure turning into a regional human catastrophe  With security in Afghanistan worsening by the day, authorities in Central Asia have started constructing camps for the thousands of refugees that they expect to flee over the border to escape the Taliban.

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    Iran’s Chabahar Port And Bangladesh’s West Asian Reconnection Opportunity

    By Pathik Hasan  For decades now India has made requests to Pakistan concerning the provision of overland transit facilities to markets in Iran and beyond, in return for the millions of dollars Islamabad would earn in transit fees. Pakistan has never agreed.

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    The International North-South Transport Corridor: What Is The Potential For Bangladesh?

    By MD Pathik Hasan The International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) is a 7,200km long multi-mode transport project for moving freight between India, Iran, Afghanistan, Armenia, Russia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Oman, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkey, and Ukraine. It is a strategic significant connectivity project in Central Asia and Europe. It is a not a new concept,[…..]

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    China’s Belt & Road And Beyond – August 9 2021

    Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion China’s Belt & Road Initiative: Genesis And Development (Eurasia Review) What Is The BRI For? (CGTN) Analysis Of “One Belt One Road” (Modern Diplomacy) China: The Great Middle-Man Services Developer (Silk Road Briefing) The Competitive Infrastructure Market Of The Indo-Pacific (ISPI Online) B3W And BRI In LAC –[…..]

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    How China Structures The Terms & Conditions For Its Belt & Road Loans

    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis China’s Overseas Sovereign Debt Financing Is Built On Sound Financial Principles & Debt Repackaging Strategies  The Financial Times has reported on China’s overseas lending for the period 2008-2019, in an article titled “The Terms Of China’s Massive Loan Spree.” The report was based on data provided by two US based think-tanks who have[…..]

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    China And Its Existing & Upcoming Belt & Road Free Trade Agreements

    Discussing the Belt and Road Initiative, Christopher Devonshire-Ellis, Chairman of Dezan Shira & Associates, provided a comprehensive overview which included China and Hong Kong zero tariff trade agreements, preferential treatments for Hong Kong investments into China, and other areas. —

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    China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi Meets With The Taliban

    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis  Potential Reconstruction of Afghanistan discussed China’s Foreign Minister, Wang Yi met with a Taliban delegation in Tianjin on Sunday to discuss the situation in Afghanistan. The meeting is unusual as the Taliban are not (yet) the official Government in the country and are currently fighting official Afghan forces and Government in the country.[…..]

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    China: The Great Middle Man Services Developer

    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis The Belt And Road Initiative Moves From Infrastructure Build To Cash Flow Generator  Back in March 2013, I wrote an article ‘China: The Great Infrastructure Developer‘ which described what China was doing as concerns building road, rail, and ports across Asia. That article appeared before the ‘Belt And Road Initiative’ as a specific policy was[…..]

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    China’s Belt & Road And Beyond – August 2 2021

    Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion Does The Belt & Road Initiative Bolster Economic Growth? (CGTN) Can G7 Countries Compete With China’s Belt & Road Initiative? (Oil Price) B3W – A Rival Or Complement To BRI? (CGTN) What Is Needed Is Not A Common Alliance But A Common Policy Framework (Lanka Daily Mirror) Apply[…..]

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    BRICS Nations To Set Up Virtual Early Warning Vaccine Research & Development Centre

    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Facility will cover 70% of the global population once specific members regional trade blocs are taken into consideration The BRICS member states (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) intend to establish a joint vaccine research and development center in a virtual format due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, according to the[…..]

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