RWR Data Featured in Foreign Policy BRI Article

On December 6, Foreign Policy featured RWR’s proprietary data as part of an article on downside risks related to the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The article, by independent analyst Tanner Greer, highlighted RWR’s finding that 270 Chinese infrastructure projects in South and Southeast Asia (representing 32% of the total value of such projects) had run into difficulty. 

RWR Data Featured in Financial Times Belt and Road Special

On September 25, the Financial Times published an in-depth special feature on China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Within the feature, the FT‘s Global China Editor James Kynge referenced RWR’s research, which found that 2,220  transactions have been initiated in 87 Belt and Road countries since 2013. According to our findings, the most common sector for BRI transactions was transportation, with power and ...

Andrew Davenport Quoted in Daily Telegraph

On September 20, RWR COO Andrew Davenport was quoted in the UK’s Daily Telegraph on the motivations for China’s recent move to forgive a portion of outstanding loans in Africa. He told the author, Digby Larner, “Although some recent instances of debt rescheduling and forgiveness by China in Africa involve numbers that are not terribly significant to China’s bottom line, they may be indicators of growing trouble in the model for aid and ...