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 ...

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 ...

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 ...