Belt and Road Investor Intelligence #50

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Tuesday, October 12, 2021

There are some big questions being asked right now about how the United States strategy of ‘competing’ with China can fit alongside China’s vision of ‘cooperation’ with the US.

We discuss this in our lead article about a possible Biden/Xi summit and look at how the EU will need to finance its BRI alternative “Global Gateway” program.

Russia is drawing closer to Asia now and we look at the developing ASEAN-Russia relationship as well as energy security between Russia and China. We look at Russia’s plans for a Green Bond Market, new opportunities in five new Russian duty-free areas, and provide a global round up of the latest BRI news and opinion in ‘China’s Belt & Road and Beyond’

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