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21.10.2019

Experts dispel claims of China debt-trap diplomacy in Pacific

China has not engaged in deliberate “debt-trap diplomacy” in the Pacific, but the burgeoning scale of China’s lending, and institutional weakness within Pacific states, pose clear risks for small states being overwhelmed by debt, a new report argues.

And an infrastructure arms race between China and other countries with...

China has not engaged in deliberate “debt-trap diplomacy” in the Pacific, but the burgeoning scale of China’s lending, and institutional weakness within Pacific states, pose clear risks for small states being overwhelmed by debt, a new report argues.

And an infrastructure arms race between China and other countries with...

14.10.2019

Bridging the Belt and Road Divide

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), China’s scheme to boost global connectivity and market integration principally through the export of its infrastructure development capabilities, is redefining Southeast Asia’s economic and security environment. Although the BRI risks the usual pathologies of large-scale infrastructure development—corruption, environmental degradation, social instability, and debt—it also...

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), China’s scheme to boost global connectivity and market integration principally through the export of its infrastructure development capabilities, is redefining Southeast Asia’s economic and security environment. Although the BRI risks the usual pathologies of large-scale infrastructure development—corruption, environmental degradation, social instability, and debt—it also...

07.10.2019

Understanding China’s Belt and Road Initiative

The U.S.-China Trade War has been getting coverage from major outlets for the past year. This coverage is well-founded, but it is just a part of China’s larger economic strategy to establish itself as the world’s largest economy. The tariffs and trade war will pass, but the Belt and Road...

The U.S.-China Trade War has been getting coverage from major outlets for the past year. This coverage is well-founded, but it is just a part of China’s larger economic strategy to establish itself as the world’s largest economy. The tariffs and trade war will pass, but the Belt and Road...

30.09.2019

Belt&Road becomes main engine for global economic growth

An economic backwater that could barely feed its own population 70 years ago, China has grown into the world's second-largest economy after decades of exponential growth and has remained the strongest engine of global economic growth since 2006.

From 1952 to 2018, China's GDP witnessed a 452.6-times expansion from 30 billion...

An economic backwater that could barely feed its own population 70 years ago, China has grown into the world's second-largest economy after decades of exponential growth and has remained the strongest engine of global economic growth since 2006.

From 1952 to 2018, China's GDP witnessed a 452.6-times expansion from 30 billion...

23.09.2019

China-ASEAN regional economic cooperation worth learning

The successful experience of regional economic cooperation among China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is worth learning, World Bank Vice President Hua Jingdong told Xinhua Saturday.

China has become a partner of the international financial institution to work with other developing countries, Hua said in Nanning, capital of...

The successful experience of regional economic cooperation among China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is worth learning, World Bank Vice President Hua Jingdong told Xinhua Saturday.

China has become a partner of the international financial institution to work with other developing countries, Hua said in Nanning, capital of...


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