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    China’s Belt & Road And Beyond – February 8, 2021

    Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion Wang Yi Calls For Giving New Impetus To The Belt & Road Initiative (CGTN) Beijing Sets A New Course (Chatham House)  The Problems Of Calculating Influence: The Story Of The Belt & Road Initiative (Strife)  To Be A True Climate Leader, China Should Commit To Clean Energy On[…..]

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    The Belt And Road Initiative’s First Electric Vehicle

    Op/Ed By Chris Devonshire-Ellis  The Italian auto engineering and design startup, Silk EV has just announced a Joint Venture with China’s FAW and will be producing an electric hypercar. It is the first BRI investment dealing with electric vehicles. Italy joined the BRI in 2019.

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    Five MENA Belt And Road Projects Foreign Investors Should Be Aware Of

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis  Middle-East & North Africa’s Five Primary BRI Projects  Region has 60% Oil and 45% Global Reserves  US$10 billion Construction Projects Proceeding 

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    Belt And Road Projects In Myanmar Likely To Progress In Light Of Military Coup

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis  Belt and Road projects in Myanmar can now be expected to proceed rather more smoothly than has been the recent case following the Military take-over of the country on Monday. The Commander-In-Chief, General Min Aung Hlaing, who is now in charge of the country has longstanding connections with Chinese President Xi Jinping,[…..]

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    China’s Belt & Road And Beyond – February 1, 2021

    Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion Xi, Modi, Putin, Loong, Segu & Moon Show Global Leadership While Biden Goes AWOL (Asia Briefing) American Hegemony Is Ending With A Whimper Not A Bang (The Nation) America’s Post Trump Reckoning (Zawya) Biden On Indo-Pacific: Continuing The America First Approach (ORF) Adding Impetus To Multilateralism (Hellenic Shipping[…..]

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    United Kingdom To Request Membership Of The Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis  UK qualifies as Asia-Pac nation via the Pitcairn Islands  Access to markets in the world’s fastest growing consumer market Dynamic changes expected in CPTPP global engagement and standards  The United Kingdom is set to formally request membership of the eleven nation Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) Free Trade Agreement tomorrow (Monday[…..]

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    World Economic Forum: Asia Special Focus 2021

    Compiled by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Special focus on Asia on final day   Keynote speeches by Prime Ministers of Japan and Singapore  Transforming Supply Chains in The Asia-Pacific Resetting Geopolitics In Asia Greening International Trade Retooling Global Foreign Direct Investment Accelerating Digital Trade Re-Imagining Manufacturing For Growth Fixing The International Trade System In Asia Harnessing Emerging Technologies[…..]

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    China’s Belt & Road And Beyond – January 25, 2021

    Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion Treading A Fine Line In Big Power Rivalries (Menafn) The Next Wave Of Globalization: Asia In The Cockpit (Asia Nikkei) The Right Answer To Xi Jinping Is A One-China Policy (Financial Times) China Transforms Its Foreign Assistance (China.Org) China Should Apply Stricter Standards Along The Belt & Road[…..]

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    Asia Cooperation Dialogue, 17th Foreign Ministers’ Meeting: “The New Normal and Safe and Healthy Tourism”

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis   34 Asian Foreign Ministers and Representatives discuss Asian integration  Focus on science, education, technology, and integration to deal with regional and global challenges  Renewed focus on trade and cross border cooperations     The Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) held its 17th Foreign Ministers meeting on Thursday, January 21st, hosted virtually by Turkish Foreign[…..]

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    New ASEAN – Belt And Report Released

    Complimentary 28 page PDF Singapore’s United Overseas Bank has funded a report written by the Hong Kong University Institute For Emerging Markets titled  ‘The Belt & Road Initiative In ASEAN’. It deals with the regional economic integration between China, Hong Kong, and the ASEAN nations of Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore,[…..]

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