Andrew Davenport Quoted in Financial Times

RWR COO Andrew Davenport’s com­ments were fea­tured in today’s Finan­cial Times. Andrew told FT Glob­al Chi­na Edi­tor James Kynge, “Dis­con­nects between the cred­it­wor­thi­ness of a project or a coun­try and the size of the loans that Chi­na offers have led to project delays, polit­i­cal tur­moil and alle­ga­tions of wrong­do­ing in con­tract award pro­ce­dures.” The arti­cle also ref­er­enced RWR research  show­ing that ...

RWR Research Featured in Financial Times

On July 29, the Finan­cial Times’ “FT View” ref­er­enced research by RWR in an edi­to­r­i­al titled, “Chi­na’s Belt and Road Ini­tia­tive is Falling Short”. Our research found that $419 bil­lion (or 34%) of total projects in BRI coun­tries since 2013 had encoun­tered “trou­ble”, includ­ing per­for­mance delays, pub­lic oppo­si­tion, or nation­al secu­ri­ty controversies.

RWR Statistics Targeted by Chinese State-Run Tabloid, Global Times

On July 9,  an opinion piece by James Kynge of the Financial Times  referenced a study by RWR that found "that some 14 per cent, or 234 out of 1,674, Chinese-invested infrastructure projects announced in 66 Belt and Road countries since 2013 have hit trouble so far. Most of the problems encountered — public opposition to projects, objections over labour policies, performance delays, concerns over national security — derive from poor ...