While Chinese companies seek to occupy more dominant positions in the global supply chain of critical minerals, they should first confront a glaring governance gap
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.
An update on the state of play of the much-anticipated mechanism to increase accountability for Chinese banks overseas.
The government made a few concessions to the people of Gwadar following the latest protests. But the future of Gwadar lies in how the Baloch people are included in the development process.
Guo Yu shows the complexity of grouping countries based on their developmental status
Fiji-based Maureen Penjueli tells us how Pacific communities respond to charm campaigns in the context of the climate emergency and other global challenges
Dr. Luke Long explains how resettlement is done in international development projects and why apply higher standards will ultimately pay off
Sheraz Aziz argues that Beijing must find a way to engage with all the political parties and stakeholders to make CPEC work
Where does the BRI sit in China’s blueprint for social and economic development for the next 5 years?