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.
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.
With FOCAC8 concluded in Senegal, the two sides have co-written a new chapter in an evolving relationship
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
We surveyed our network of contributors on whether the G7’s counter-offer to the BRI represents anything new
For at least 10 BRI countries, debt service to China is going to become a major fiscal burden in the coming years. Dr. Christoph Nedopil and Mengdi Yue argue that China needs to make debt relief multipateral, fair and green to be a global standard setter.
Asia’s infrastructure needs are real. But creditor competition can motivate political opportunism rather than sound policy choices, argues Jessica Liao.
An interview with Tyler Harlan on the politics of “greenness” of the Belt and Road Initiative
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.
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.