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 ...

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 ...