During the recent Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, the Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a number of new initiatives, including new financing corridors.
By Paul Goncharoff With all the geopolitical and economic upheavals happening on what seems an accelerated daily basis, often important details get lost in the urgency of other events. Over the past weeks we have seen BRICS steadily growing, and just last week, the Belt & Road forum has shown clear, goal driven results despite[…..]
Taliban officials attended China’s Belt & Road Forum last week. What is the economic likelihood for economic development in Afghanistan? By Farzad Ramezani Bonesh, with additional comments by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Introduction Although Afghanistan’s economy had experienced reasonable growth until 2001, from the US invasion until now, it has declined and become a dependent, consumption economy,[…..]
By Emil Avdaliani The Third Belt and Road Forum held in Beijing last week witnessed participation from over 4,000 individuals representing more than 140 nations. By the conclusion of the forum, cooperation projects totaling US$97.2 billion were inked. China released 89 multilateral cooperation documents and detailed 458 concrete cooperative initiatives. More wide-ranging, the Forum signals[…..]
US$97.2 billion of investment deals signed at this week’s Beijing BRI Forum By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Chinese President Xi Jinping’s address at Wednesday’s (October 18) opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation saw him introduce eight new strategic goals for the BRI – many of them closely tied with Beijing’s goals of attaining[…..]
Chris Devonshire-Ellis, the Chairman of Dezan Shira & Associates, has taken part in a joint CGTN/BRICS TV production of ‘BIZ Talk’ recorded as 4,000 leaders and delegates have gathered in Beijing for the third Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. In a co-production by CGTN and TV BRICS of Russia, government officials, leading experts,[…..]
Leaders from 130 countries are attending the third BRI summit in Beijing. This year, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a massive infrastructure development project, marks a decade since its launch. Kazakhstan, the country where the initiative was announced, has played a pivotal role in this endeavour.
Kazakhstan’s KazMunayGas JSC (KMG, Kazakhstan’s national oil and gas company) and China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Monday (October 16) in Beijing. As part of the agreement, the two countries will conduct joint geological research on promising exploration projects and expand cooperation on existing fields and oilfield services in[…..]
Chris Devonshire-Ellis, the Chairman of Dezan Shira & Associates, has been interviewed by Sputnik Global concerning the China-Mongolia-Russia Economic Corridor (CMREC).
A little-noticed diplomatic development that has significant regional and global implications By Chris Devonshire-Ellis It’s been little noticed in the media, but Monday’s (October 9) statement by the governments of Iran and Sudan that they are to reestablish diplomatic relations after seven years of divorce has effectively handed control of the entire Red Sea and[…..]