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    The Belt & Road Initiative In Mexico & Central America

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis China’s Belt & Road Initiative has been making significant inroads in the Caribbean and Latin America, and in this article we take a look at the impact on Mexico and Central America. Mexico in fact has not signed a MoU with China concerning the Belt & Road, yet its regional impact[…..]

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    Silk Road Development Weekly – May 27, 2019

    Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion The US, Huawei And The Belt & Road’s New 5G Supply Chains (Silk Road Briefing) Xi’s Belt-Road Initiative: Recalibration, Strategic Imperatives – Analysis (Eurasia Review) The Belt & Road Initiative Is Short Of Chinese Characteristics (Financial Times) Standard Chartered: Financial Transparency Spurs More Belt & Road Projects (China[…..]

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    China’s Belt & Road – The Caribbean & West Indies

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis China’s diplomatic and trade reach in pursuit of its Belt & Road Initiative has included the Caribbean and West Indies, and rubs up against both the United States and to a lesser degree the United Kingdom in doing so. At present, about a third of the major island groupings have signed[…..]

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    China’s Belt & Road Initiative In The Pacific Islands

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis China has been reaching out to the Pacific Island nations, albeit with some care as it doesn’t wish to rub up against the reach of the United States, and to a lesser degree, Australia and New Zealand within the region. Nonetheless, there have been attempts by China to bring them into[…..]

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    The US, Huawei And The Belt & Road’s New 5G Supply Chains

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Who are the replacement manufacturers China could now turn too? With the United States effectively indicating its policies are unreliable, a remarkable 24 hours has seen Washington ban US technology companies from selling to Huawei, then roll back the majority of this for the next 90 days. At stake is the[…..]

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    Uzbekistan Becoming More Compliant With International Business Standard Norms

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis The pace of change in Uzbekistan has been speeding up as the country has its eyes on a coveted place between Europe and China along the Belt & Road Initiative. Since the death of long term, Soviet era Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov in 2016, his successor, Shavkat Mirziyoyev has almost single[…..]

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    Silk Road Development Weekly – May 20, 2019

    Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion Charts Of The Week: China’s Belt & Road Initiative (Brookings Institute) Five Big Myths Of China’s Belt & Road Initiative (Bloomberg) Beijing Is Counting On Its Massive Belt & Road Initiative. But Are Chinese Firms On Board? (Washington Post) Belt & Road Initiative Can Encourage Cooperation Amid Global[…..]

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    Kazak / Uzbek Trade Expands With Opening Of New Border Trade Center

    Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan have stated they are to jointly develop a border trading centre, aimed at easing immigration, customs and warehousing volumes at the border crossing between Shymkent on the Kazak side and Tashkent on the Uzbek side. These are the regions most populous countries, however poor relations until recently have hindered trade for decades.[…..]

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    BRICS Nations Creating BRICS Pay As Cloud Platform Accessible Via Smartphone To Avoid US Dollar Trade

    The BRICS grouping of countries, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are creating a single payment system, BRICS Pay, as part of the drive to establish a common system for retail payments and transactions between the member countries.

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    Silk Road Development Weekly – May 13, 2019

    Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion Asian Nations Cash In On China’s Softer Sell Of Belt & Road (Asia Nikkei) What’s In China’s New Belt & Road Recalibration? (The Diplomat) International Experts Positively Evaluate Results Of Belt & Road Forum In Beijing (Eurasia Review) Facts And Figures From China’s Belt & Road Initiative (China[…..]

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