RWR Featured in Financial Times Article on Chinese Companies Operating in Xinjiang

On March 29, RWR CEO Roger W. Robinson offered a comment to the Financial Times on the risk exposure of certain Chinese companies that have been allegedly associated with the ongoing persecution of Uighurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang. Mr. Robinson said, “State public pension funds, the MSCI EM index and other funds under management that hold companies like Hikvision have seemingly engaged in little, if any human rights or national ...

Davenport Quoted in Foreign Policy on Huawei’s Involvement in Africa

On March 19, RWR COO Andrew Davenport was quoted in a Foreign Policy article on Chinese telecommunications company Huawei’s involvement in Africa. Mr. Davenport said that being the only viable provider of internet connectivity can give China significant leverage over African governments. He added, “Beyond just espionage, there’s leverage that comes with being the low-cost solution provider to a country whose political leadership might, in ...

RWR Data Featured in Xinhua BRI Report

On February 16, data from RWR’s Belt and Road Monitor was referenced in an article on the Belt and Road Initiative published by Chinese state news agency Xinhua. RWR research found that BRI investment has continued in 2019, with as much as $4.5 billion invested from January 2 to January 15 alone.