RWR Referenced in Bloomberg Article on Belt and Road

On August 14, RWR’s Belt and Road Monitor newsletter was referenced as the source in a Bloomberg article on changes in the implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative. The article mentioned RWR reporting on the case of the Export-Import Bank of China pulling out of plans to finance a solar project in Zimbabwe due to legacy debts owed by local authorities.

RWR Quoted in WSJ Article on Huawei Helping African Governments Spy on Political Opponents

On August 14, RWR COO Andrew Davenport was quoted in a Wall Street Journal investigation into the role that Huawei technicians have played in assisting the domestic espionage activities of certain African governments, including Uganda and Zambia. Mr. Davenport told the Journal that Africa’s importance to China “is at least as much about Beijing’s longer-term vision for recruiting foreign countries to embrace Chinese norms of governance in ...

RWR Featured in Bloomberg Article on Chinese-Built Railway in Kenya

On June 18, RWR’s Belt and Road Monitor, a bi-weekly digest of research and analysis related to Xi Jinping’s centerpiece foreign policy initiative, was featured in a Bloomberg article on financing difficulties facing a Chinese-built railway in Kenya. The article referenced that a solar project in Zimbabwe had hit a funding shortfall after the Export-Import Bank of China reneged on providing financing due to legacy debts owed by ...