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.
A quick take on the aftermath of the diplomatic crisis triggered by Guangzhou’s Covid-19 measures targeting African communities
New paper sheds light on reasons behind the lack of renewable energy lending from China’s policy banks
Ethiopia is tapping into both Chinese and Turkish financing for its railway ambitions. The difference illuminates the pros and cons of China’s model of overseas infrastructure development.
The Belt and Road is driven by a capitalist logic recognizable to any large economy
The epidemic is already disrupting some BRI operations but SOEs are getting prepared for more long lasting impacts