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    Disneyland To Open In Sri Lanka?

    While a US Disneyland opening in a Belt & Road Initiative – or even a Communist country – would not be a first, the choice of Sri Lanka under consideration for hosting South Asia’s first operational base for Mickey Mouse and Co is.

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    China’s 2022 CPC Congress & Implications For The Belt & Road Initiative

    Overseas investment to continue with a more prudent lending policy while existing debt negotiations are on-going By Chris Devonshire-Ellis As part of the CPC’s newly announced next 5 years plan, China intends making significant inroads in developing outbound investment (the Belt and Road Initiative) and trade. The country has signed off significant energy and trade[…..]

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    China’s Belt & Road And Beyond – October 24 2022

    All the latest international news, analysis and opinion from the BRI Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion What Xi Jinping’s Third Term Means For Belt And Road, China-ASEAN Ties (SCMP) BRI Leads Through GDI And GSI (Pakistan Tribune) What The Western Media Isn’t Telling You: Russian Geopolitical, Energy, Economic & Trade Developments: Daily Updates[…..]

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    Indonesia, Hosting The G20 Next Month, Is Also Eying BRICS Membership

    Geopolitical Bets Are Being Hedged As Countries Begin To Align Away From The G7’s Sphere Of Influence By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Indonesia may fully join the BRICS format (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa), the country’s ambassador to Russia, Jose Tavares has said. “I hear my president speak for full membership into the (BRICS) integration. There[…..]

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    East Zangazur Economic Corridor Opens New International Airport

    Presidents of Azerbaijan and Turkiye attend ceremony of strategically important transport route    The East Zangazur economic region of what is now partially controlled by Azerbaijan has opened a new international airport at Zangilan, and is intended to become the logistics center for the East Zangazur region.

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    Georgia’s 2022 Foreign Trade Turnover Up 35.3%

    Georgia’s foreign trade turnover has increased from the nine months January to September 2022, according to the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat), up by 35.3% over the corresponding period in 2021 – to US$13.6 billion.

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    Turkmenistan-Azerbaijan Trade Volumes Up By 620%

    The data is significant as it reflects growing destinations to Europe from Central Asian trade  The total trade volume between Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan reached US$305.5 million from January through to September 2022, which is 6.2 times an increase from US$48.6 million in the same period of 2021, according to statistics from Azerbaijan’s Customs Committee. The two[…..]

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    China-Russia JV To Consider US$9 billion Meridian Highway Construction

    Proposed route will link Russia and China by toll highway in what would be China’s largest BRI investment into Russia.    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis   Meridian-CC7, a joint venture formed between Russia’s JSC RHC, and China’s National Chemical Engineering and Construction Company CC7 (a subsidiary of China National Chemical Engineering Group Corporation), is preparing a[…..]

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    China’s Belt & Road And Beyond – October 17 2022

    All the latest international news, analysis and opinion from the BRI Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion Europe and the US Must Compete with China (Politico) BRI Comes Under G7’s Scope (Greek City Times) US Chip Sanctions on China: Analysis and Implications (China Briefing) New Era of China’s Belt and Road Initiative Will See[…..]

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    Kazakhstan Benefitting From Middle Corridor Haulage

    Growth in transit volumes between Europe and China via Khorgos  Vadim Zakharenko, Kazakhstan’s Director to the European International Road Transport Union (IRU) and said that given the current geopolitical situation, Kazakhstan now plays an even more important role in connecting Asia, and especially China. He noted that trade routes have shifted from the north to[…..]

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