RWR’s “Problem Transactions” Data Featured in Financial Times

On July 9, an article by Financial Times Emerging Markets Editor James Kynge featured RWR’s “problem transactions” data as part of a look at the performance of BRI-related projects since 2013.  Our data showed that 14 percent – or 234/ 1,674 – of Chinese infrastructure projects across 66 BRI countries have encountered some kind of problem or local push-back.  These issues raised include public opposition, labor disputes, performance delays, and national security-related concerns.