Belt and Road Initiative
China to stop green bond financing for ‘clean coal’ projects (Financial Times)
As coronavirus bites, Pakistan looks to China for belt and road economic boost (South China Morning Post)
Myanmar Power Plants Delayed by COVID-19 to Start Operating in Coming Months (Irrawaddy)
Board of Governors Holds Special Meeting, Elects Marcos Troyjo as NDB President (NDB)
China backs AIIB chief Jin Liqun for second term (Nikkei)
Policy Lenders in China Name New Vice Presidents (Caixin)
Yamal LNG on fast boat to China as Northern route melts early (Reuters)
NDB Board of Directors Approved USD 1 Billion Emergency Assistance Program Loan to India to Fight COVID-19 Outbreak (NDB)
NDB approves 7-bln-yuan loan to China to help fight COVID-19 (Xinhua)
Brasil busca préstamo por 4.000 millones de dólares en el exterior para sufragar gastos por COVID-19 (Xinhua)
China in Latin America and the Caribbean
China's Didi will begin using AI to run virus monitoring in Latin America (Reuters)
Embraer says China, India are potential partners after failed Boeing deal (Reuters)
China Securing Brazilian Soy With U.S. Trade Tensions Rising (Bloomberg)
China in Africa
China, Zambia sign 548 mln USD solar power deal (Xinhua)
IN-DEPTH STUDIES AND ARTICLES
Klinger, Julie. 2020. “China, Africa, and the Rest: Recent Trends in Space Science, Technology, and Satellite Development.” China Africa Research Initiative, John Hopkins University, No.38, May 2020.
Shen, W., 2020. China's role in Africa's energy transition: a critical review of its intensity, institutions, and impacts. Energy Research & Social Science, 68, p.101578.
Chen, M.X. and Lin, C., 2020. Geographic connectivity and cross-border investment: The Belts, Roads and Skies. Journal of Development Economics, p.102469.
Dossani, Rafiq, Jennifer Bouey, and Karen Zhu. 2020. “Demystifying the Belt and Road Initiative A Clarification of its Key Features, Objectives and Impacts.” Rand Corporation, WR-1338.
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