Six experts share their views on what to expect from China’s Belt and Road Initiative as it enters its second decade
Recent research shows that CPEC has increased government spending but has limited impact beyond that, raising questions about the BRI’s strategic objectives.
What does China’s post-quake aid to Turkey and Syria say about its notion of “great power responsibility”?
Nigerian journalist Solomon Elusoji was invited to a reporting and study trip in China as part of Beijing’s public diplomacy. He wrote about the experience in a new book.
Development Reimagined’s Jade Scarfe argues that thinking about debt to Chinese and Western creditors from the debtor perspective presents new ways forward
China wants to increase renewable investments in Africa, but how can it turn around years of energy investment flowing into fossil fuel and big hydro? Dr. Shen Wei shares his views.
Prof. Alice Hughes, a biodiversity expert based in China’s Yunnan province, spoke to us about attempts from within the scientific community to measure and assess biodiversity risks along the Belt and Road
President Xi Jinping’s new pledge not only puts the fate of many coal power plants on the line, but also changes the long standing narrative of the BRI
China’s support for coal power around the world is likely to end quietly, without the kind of high-level policy announcement that many have been hoping for, argues Tom Baxter
Neither the largest nor most powerful of economies in the region, the UAE has emerged as China’s most important strategic partner in the Middle East. Jonathan Fulton of Zayed University explains why.