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    Best Practice & Negotiating Issues When Handling China’s Belt & Road Initiative Projects

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Policies to adopt when investing in BRI projects The Asia Society Policy Institute have just released a white paper entitled “Navigating The Belt & Road Initiative” written by Daniel Russel and Blake Burger. In it, they make twelve recommendations as concerns the preparations needed to negotiate projects as part of the[…..]

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    “Great Eurasian Partnership” Back On Track As Putin And Xi Commit

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Belt & Road Initiative To Be Linked With Eurasian Economic Union Speaking at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) on Friday, both Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Putin stated they were committed to the concept of building the “Great Eurasian Partnership”. That took the form of President Xi[…..]

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    At SPIEF 2019 – Who Was The Senior Figure – Putin Or Xi – Or Trump?

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis With this years St.Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) bringing together arguably the second and third most powerful men on the planet, and the future of the Eurasian continent being discussed, what was the comraderie and attitude between the Chinese President Xi and Russian President Putin like? And which of the two[…..]

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    Silk Road Development Weekly – June 10, 2019

    Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion Belt & Road Review: A Chinese World Order (Wall Street Journal) Five Myths About China’s Belt & Road Initiative (Washington Post) Belt & Road Quarterly Q2 2019 (Economist Intelligence Unit) The Belt & Road Initiative Spreads (Liberty) Making Sense Of Five Years Of China’s Belt & Road Initiative[…..]

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    China’s Belt & Road Initiative & The United Kingdom

    Belt & Road Projects Could Be Via The Commonwealth of Nations Where UK-China Interests Overlap The Formation Of A Commonwealth-China Development Bank One Way To Assist China & Access Projects  Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis  The UK has not signed up to China’s Belt & Road Initiative, although the current British Chancellor, Phillip Hammond, did visit[…..]

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    A Eurasian Central Clearing Bank Is The Next Logical Step For China, Eurasia And The Belt & Road

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis News has emerged this week that Iran, which holds the worlds second-largest reserves of natural gas, is partnering with Turkey to jointly establish a new trading bank, and to ditch the US dollar in bilateral trade. The number of countries, especially those along the Belt & Road routes that are looking[…..]

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    Silk Road Development Weekly – June 3, 2019

    Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion Making A Multilateral Belt & Road (East Asia Forum) New Report On The Chinese Belt & Road Initiative Shows Boost To Global GDP “By Over $7 Trillion Per Annum” (Chartered Institute Of Building) Washington Expects China To Back Down In The Trade War, But With Presidents Xi &[…..]

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    Malta. Can It Become The Belt & Road’s Stepping Stone Between Africa And Europe?

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Smaller countries can face challenges when facing up to the bigger picture While it was Italy’s recent signing of a Belt & Road MoU with China that attracted media attention, the first EU member state to have done so was in fact Malta. One of the EU’s smallest members in terms[…..]

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    China’s Belt & Road Initiative And South America

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis China’s push into South America has not been quite as dynamic as its push into Africa, although it is gathering steam. As we have already noted in our Belt & Road articles on the Caribbean and Central America, part of the Belt & Road drive in the region has been to[…..]

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    The African Continental Free Trade Agreement And Its Impact On China

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis China’s moves into Africa should not really come as any great surprise – the Chinese African diaspora has long been energetic and far reaching, mostly involved in trade. Many of them have African roots dating back centuries, with artifacts still cropping up on the East African coast from Chinese Admiral Zheng[…..]

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