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 ...

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 ...

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.