Host country elites are using BRI investments as leverage to advance industrial policy goals, creating winners and losers along the way.
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Chinese think tank CREEI wants to spearhead a new approach to planning China’s overseas energy investment
Understanding who makes what decisions in the Belt and Road Initiative, an interview with Dr Thomas Hale
History shows that China’s approach to debt relief is ad hoc, and asset seizure is highly unlikely.
Dr Pichamon Yeophantong shares her observations about how Chinese infrastructure companies approach gender in project development
Despite strong domestic performance, the Chinese renewable energy sector’s lack of financial support overseas is multifaceted.
Domestic commentators provide insight into Chinese thinking on the thorny issue
Overseas energy finance from China’s policy banks has been declining since 2017 due to a combination of demand and supply constraints. A rebound in 2020 is unlikely.
Former U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia and Burkina Faso shares his view on how recent events may reshape China-Africa relationship
Chinese scholar Liu Haifang argues that China should re-discover its early embrace of Africa to build a new foundation for China-Africa solidarity.