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 ...

RWR Featured in Washington Post Article on the Risk Exposure of Chinese Companies in MSCI Indices

On June 13, comments by RWR CEO Roger W. Robinson, Jr. were included in a Washington Post article addressing the risk factors present in certain Chinese companies being included in MSCI indices. The article highlights a letter to MSCI sent by Senator Marco Rubio on June 12, challenging the firm’s decision to increase the weighting of Chinese company shares without appropriate diligence, transparency or disclosure.  Mr. Robinson told ...

RWR Referenced in Washington Post Article on Xinjiang Human Rights Abuses

On April 17, RWR was referenced in a Washington Post article examining the problems of investing in companies that are involved in activities undermining human rights in China, specifically the persecution of Uighurs and other Muslim ethnic groups. RWR observed that U.S. investment funds rarely conduct due diligence to identify and avoid companies complicit in human rights abuses or connected to China’s defense industry.