Tuesday, October 5, 2021
There are important upcoming conferences with an EU-Balkans summit tomorrow (Wednesday, October 6) and the COP26 global climate summit in November.
In this week’s brief, we illustrate how China has already been highly active in the Mediterranean and discuss its ecology policies from a speech given at last week’s UN Sustainable Development conference.
Last week was also busy for US and EU media coverage of their respective “B3W” and “Global Gateway” BRI alternatives, which were launched alongside much criticism of China’s Belt & Road Initiative in the form of US AidData research. We examine that and look at how China has now overtaken the US and EU in overseas investment.
We also examine the potential for China’s power shortages to be fixed and provide a complimentary magazine overview of foreign investment into Vietnam.
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