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    Silk Road Development Weekly – September 16, 2019

    Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion What Does John Bolton’s Departure As US National Security Advisor Mean For China, Russia, North Korea & Iran? (China Briefing) The Conundrum At The Heart Of China’s Belt & Road Initiative (Fortune) Is It Now Russian & Chinese State Policy To Push US Exports Out Of Asia? (Russia[…..]

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    Beijing, Moscow, Russia, Mull Over Arctic Gas Pipeline Across Mongolia To China

    China and Russia are discussing the possibility of putting into place a gas pipeline from Russia’s Yamal LNG plant in the Arctic, transiting Russia to Irkutsk and heading south through Mongolia en route to China. Additional supply lines are needed to feed China’s need for energy. China’s market is the worlds fastest growing, with Russian[…..]

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    Mongolia. Between China & Russia, But Where Do Its Trade Trends Point To?

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Mongolia is a landlocked, huge country lying between China and Russia. About the size of Western Europe, it has a population of about 3 million, of whom about 50% are subsistence, nomadic herders and farmers. The terrain includes oceans of grass steppes, high altitude mountains, forests, and a large chunk of[…..]

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    Vladivostok: The Russian Port Serving The Belt & Road’s North-East Asian Axis

    North China, Japan and Korea All Rely On Vladivostok For Eurasian Trade Chris Devonshire-Ellis at the Far Eastern Federal University, Vladivostok Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis The Russian President, Vladimir Putin gave an extensive speech at the Plenary session of the Far Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok last week as he outlined plans to develop the[…..]

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    Silk Road Development Weekly – September 9, 2019

    Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion China Belt & Road Initiative’s Conundrum: Economic Growth Vs. Sustainability (Fortune) China’s Accidental Belt & Road Turns Six (Foreign Policy) Belt & Road Needs Its Own Asset Class (Caixin) China’s One Belt One Road – Forecast To 2030 – Emergence Of Lucrative Trade Corridors (Research & Markets) Belt[…..]

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    Russia Looks To Connect Its Far East With China’s Belt & Road – And Beyond

    Vladivostok Moving Towards Asia As Demand Increases And FTA Start to Kick In Multilateral Trade Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis The Far Eastern Economic Forum has just concluded in Vladivostok, with Russian President Vladimir Putin hosting guests Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India, Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan, Battulga Khaltmaa, the President of[…..]

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    Singapore To Sign Free Trade Agreement With Eurasian Economic Union on October 25th

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Singapore is scheduled to sign a Free Trade Agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) on October 25th, according to Veronika Nikishina, Minister in Charge of Trade of the EAEU at the Far Eastern Economic Forum yesterday afternoon. Speaking at the session “Russia & The EAEU in the Asia Pacific” Nikishina[…..]

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    Russia To Upgrade Mongolian Rail Links Between Russia And China, Joint Investment Fund Set Up

    Mongolian Bilateral Trade Rises 21% With Russia & 27% With China, As Better Rail Connectivity Is Urged Op/Ed By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Russian President Vladimir Putin has stated that Russia’s State Rail operator RZD will modernize Mongolia’s rail network to develop the country’s transit potential, in an interview with Mongolia’s Udriin Sonin newspaper. He has just[…..]

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    India’s Increasing Connectivity With Central Asia, Iran & Russia

    Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Indian Prime Minister Modi Looks To Re-Connect India At Far Eastern Economic Forum India’s historic connections with Central Asia have long been curtailed since the 1947 partition of Pakistan, in addition to the constant wars on-going in Afghanistan effectively removing New Delhi from meaningful border connections between the regions. Yet prior[…..]

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    Silk Road Development Weekly – September 2, 2019

    Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion Belt & Road: Power And Communication (Asia Dialogue) Networking The Belt & Road – The Future Is Digital (Merics) The Emerging Markets In China’s Belt & Road Initiative (Silk Road Briefing) Casting An Eye On The Belt & Road Initiative (Stratfor) China’s Belt & Road Risks Paris Climate[…..]

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