Zhao Liang’s blogpost about how he oversaw the soft loan to Nepal to build the Pokhara Airport offers insight into the Chinese lending process
A brief review of Chinese lending history shows China’s understanding of Sri Lanka’s situation and its potential to shape debt restructuring for the island nation in crisis.
Ana Krstinovska shares her critical take on Chinese development assistance in the region in the wake of the post-pandemic economic situation and the war in Ukraine.
A new White Paper articulates China’s approach to international development cooperation, aiming to restore the moral orientation in development assistance and gain legitimacy among international and domestic audiences.
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.
Despite strong domestic performance, the Chinese renewable energy sector’s lack of financial support overseas is multifaceted.
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.
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.