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    China’s Belt & Road And Beyond – August 22 2022

    Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion Beyond Blocs: Global Views On China And US-China Relations (Merics) China’s Belt And Road Initiative Is Too Far Ahead For West To Play Catch Up (Gulf News) 9 Years On, Economic Ties Closer Among Belt And Road Countries (China.Org) China Denies Belt And Road Initiative ‘Debt Trap Lie’[…..]

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    Uzbek INSTC Routes To Europe & South Asia Given A Logistics Boost

    The Uzbekistan Ministry of Transport has agreed to simplify the regulations for international freight traffic with Iran and Turkmenistan. This is significant as Uzbekistan is a double-landlocked country and needs to reply on neighboring states to facilitate trade. The country, one of Central Asia’s most liberal, signed extensive trade agreements with the European Union and[…..]

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    Uzbekistan To Sell Off Shares In Its State Owned Enterprises

    An introduction to the first batch of 21 companies to be sold to investors  The Uzbekistan government has approved the roadmap for the initial and secondary public offerings of shares of some of its larger state-owned enterprises on the Tashkent stock exchange during 2022 to 2023. This follows reforms announced by the government in terms[…..]

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    Uzbekistan Asks Shanghai Cooperation Organisation To Establish Mutual Investment Action Plans

    Aziz Voitov, the First Deputy Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan, has proposed that Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) countries develop an action plan to promote mutual investment. Voitov was speaking at the second SCO Economic Forum, currently underway in Tashkent. The move is significant because it brings the SCO into sharper focus as[…..]

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    East China’s Lianyungang Port Develops As A BRI Rail Hub For Connectivity Between Central & South-East Asia

    Jiangsu’s Lianyungang connects trade between Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Japan, South Korea and Singapore A new rail freight route from Wuxi in China’s Jiangsu Province near to Shanghai on China’s east coast, through Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan began operating over the past weekend, containing more than 1,000 tons of goods. These included regionally manufactured household appliances and[…..]

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    The Far Eastern Economic Forum: Q&A

    Readers are invited to pose questions at this important regional event Chris Devonshire-Ellis, the Chairman of Dezan Shira & Associates, will be attending the Far Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok from the 5-8 of September. The forum focusses on Russia’s trade, investment and development relations with the Asian region, and is an essential part of[…..]

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    China’s Belt & Road And Beyond – August 15 2022

    Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion Preparing the West for the Coming China Crisis (CEPA) Challenging The G7 – The Emergence Of The Global SE8 (Silk Road Briefing) Progress From Poverty, China’s BRI Versus America’s ‘One Don’ Mentality (Jamaica Gleaner) China Has A New Global Development Initiative, But Who Will Actually Benefit? (The Conversation)[…..]

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    China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan-Afghanistan Corridor Proposed

    Would link Afghanistan to South Asia and the INSTC  Uzbekistan has proposed the launch of a new Central Asian “China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan-Afghanistan” transport corridor, according to Uzbekistan’s national railway company Temir Yullari.

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    China, Saudi Arabia Announce Massive Strategic Partnership Energy Agreement

    Links China’s Belt & Road Initiative with the Saudi Vision 2030 National Development Plan and bodes well for UAE based services and product suppliers.   The world’s largest oil-exporting company Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec). According to an official statement from[…..]

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    Iran Makes First Multi-Million Dollar Imports Using Cryptocurrency

    Iran has imported goods worth US$10 million using payments in cryptocurrency for the first time. Alireza Peymanpak, the Iranian Deputy Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade and Head of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPOI) made the claim yesterday, stating the operations were carried out earlier this week.

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