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
Dr. Luke Long explains how resettlement is done in international development projects and why apply higher standards will ultimately pay off
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.
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.