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    China’s One Belt One Road Pop Music Video

    Commentary by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Xinhua have released a pop music video entitled “Yi Dai Yi Lu” (the Belt & Road) sung by a hobo boy band playing archaic, acoustic instruments at a variety of locations across Europe, Asia and the United States. In it, the lyrics claim OBOR responsibility for, in order: Delivering red wine[…..]

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    Chinese Overseas Direct Investment Turns Towards OBOR As Beijing Pledges USD2 Trillion In Purchases

    Chinese Overseas Direct Investment (ODI) is being increasingly aligned with the countries OBOR plans, meaning attempts to woo the billions of dollars in China’s foreign reserves are not going to be significantly re-invested in the West, according to plans laid out at the this weeks OBOR conference in Beijing. A document released at the conference[…..]

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    Who’s Who in China’s Belt and Road Initiative  (South China Morning Post) Taking Advantage Of China’s ASEAN & OBOR Trade (China Briefing) China Aims To Triple Rail Freight To Europe By 2020 (Asian Nikkei) Practical Tips For Working With Chinese Builders Abroad (Siveco) China, Russia & Iran: Ports And Power Along The Belt & Road[…..]

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    Understanding China’s Free Trade Agreements Along The OBOR Routes

    The elimination of tariffs and taxes is always a boom for exporters, and is something that China has taken advantage of very effectively over the past two decades. When China first began its journey towards becoming the massive manufacturing giant it is today, it attracted foreign manufacturers, from which the Chinese could learn, by eliminating[…..]

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    An Introduction To The Eurasian Development Bank

    While much attention has been given China’s development of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank  (AIIB ), another financial institution providing loans for Silk Road projects is the Eurasian Development Bank  (EDB). This bank was originally founded in 2006 by Russia and Kazakhstan, and currently has four other member states, being  Armenia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.[…..]

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    China’s Belt & Road Push Will Help Hong Kong Top Regional Rival Singapore (South China Morning Post) Russia Not Waiting For Sanctions To Be Lifted (Tass) Russian Economy Diversifying As New Agricultural Trends Lead The Way (Russia Briefing) AIIB Approves First Loan To India (Sputnik) India & Tajikistan – Partners In Development (Eurasia Review) India[…..]

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    The Eurasian Economic Union. About To Bring China To The EU’s Borders

    The Eurasian Economic Union  was formed on 1st January 2015 and is a trade bloc that currently includes Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia. Oft cited as “Russia’s answer to the EU”, it remains little understood and has been somewhat ignored by Western businesses. However, while many international companies interact with China, there remains ignorance[…..]

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    China Issues Tax Guidelines For OBOR Trade

    China’s State Administration of Tax (SAT) have issued 59 tax guidelines for Chinese companies wishing to trade along the OBOR routes to cover the main overseas investment destinations of Chinese companies along the overland and maritime routes. The SAT said it will continue to update the guidelines and expand coverage of the series. The guidelines are aimed to familiarize Chinese investors[…..]

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    China-OBOR Multilateral Trade Increases 26%

    Trade in goods and services between China and the various countries making up the One Belt, One Road has increased by 26.2% in the first quarter of 2017 to USD240 billion, according to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. Sun Jiwen, a spokesman for MOFCOM, said that China’s exports to 60 identified OBOR nations from the[…..]

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    OBOR Interview With Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi (BeltRoadForum) Chinese Insurers To Serve Projects Along BR Initiative (OBOR Portal) Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor (ASEAN Briefing) Air Asia’s India Passenger Traffic Up 57% (Times of India) Linking Afghanistan To China’s Belt & Road (The Diplomat) What’s Really Driving Saudi Arabia’s Outreach to China (World Politics Review) Chinese OBOR Investment Under Kazak[…..]

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