Chris Devonshire-Ellis’s “China’s New Economic Silk Road” Now Available as Paperback for US$ 9.99

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Silk_Road_Book_CoverChris Devonshire-Ellis‘s acclaimed book “China’s New Economic Silk Road : The  Great Eurasian Game & The String of Pearls” is now available as a paperback priced at US$ 9.99. The book details both the overland and maritime routes, with emphasis on new China trade and development ties with Russia, India, Central Asia, South-East Asia, the Middle-East and Africa, as well as detailing the institutions, financing, and free trade zones that exist along the way. Sixty country profiles are included, detailing their respective bilateral trade and investment relations with China,  as well as anecdotes and first hand explanations of the opportunities, obstacles and development markers as to progress.

Praise for the book has been as follows:

“How timely – President Xi Jinping’s vision of China’s Silk Road routes will shape and affect the future of Eurasian trade flows. Chris Devonshire-Ellis provides the best guide on the market at this stage.”

Joerg Wuttke, Chairman of the European Chamber of Commerce in China


“I really enjoyed this, which in some ways is actually two books. One part is Chris’s own on the ground reports from his own travels on the Silk Road. I found that part both interesting and informative. The other part is reference information on the various countries and I found that very helpful from a business perspective. I definitely enjoyed both parts and I heartily recommend it to anyone with an interest in China’s new economic plans for this region or with any of the countries within it. This will be an important part of the world in the next 50 years, economically, politically and militarily and this book advances the state of the knowledge on all counts.”

Dan Harris, China Law Blog


“This is a significant book which should be read by anyone in business or politics who needs to understand what is happening in Asia. The general reader would also find it absorbing.”

Mike Rowse, former Head of Invest Hong Kong


“China’s Silk Road outreach policies deserve extensive analysis and scrutiny. This study highlights both the challenges and opportunities that confront maritime and continental Asia as China articulates its growing hard power. Interesting times lie ahead.”

– Madame Nuripama Rao, former Indian Secretary of State, former Ambassador of India to China and the United States


“The New Silk Road” vision of the current Chinese government is one of their biggest diplomatic and economic ideas. It embraces a vast and diverse territory, opening up new opportunities, and revivifying old ones. This accessible guide sets out in one place the key countries, the driving rationale behind the idea, and ways to start engaging with it, and offers a valuable resource.”

– Dr. Kerry Brown, Professor, Chinese Studies, Kings College London


“Devonshire-Ellis knows all the players and the inner workings of the modern Silk Road and explains them in an engaging and straightforward manner. He has written the only financial guide to the Silk Road Economic Belt.”

Jack Weatherford, Author of “Genghis Khan & the Making of the Modern World”


“This remarkable book draws together information of both the land and sea Silk Roads as launched by President Xi Jinping. The magnitude of the concept which the author describes in the book and the way in which he covers the challenges underline with great clarity  China’s bold ambitions and makes the case that its future historic potential will change the economic and social geography of Euro-Asia. For anyone who is serious about looking ahead for business opportunities in China, this is a seminal work.”

Christopher Hammerbeck, Senior Advisor to the Chinese Council for the Promotion of International Trade


The Paperback edition of “China’s New Economic Silk Road” by Chris Devonshire-Ellis, priced at US$ 9.99 can be ordered from the Asia Briefing bookstore here. A Kindle edition can be purchased here.

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