GDP Center Research Shows Decline in Chinese Overseas Development Finance
The new GDP Center policy brief shares insights on the state of China’s overseas development finance from 2008-2021 and how borrowers, sectors, and loan types have changed over the years.
Heine Discusses CCP Congress & China’s Future on “CGTN“
Ambassador Heine notes that the great balancing act China must commit to is remaining a champion of free trade and foreign investment while also expanding its technological and scientific capabilities in order to be more self-reliant, a challenge that President Xi appears ready to take on.
Gallagher Co-Authors “The Case for a New Bretton Woods“
Professor Gallagher and Richard Kozul-Wright’s book outlines a set of principles for a new multilateralism and a blueprint for change across three critical areas of global economic governance: the international financial system, trade and investment, and development finance.
Garčević Quoted on China’s Investment and Influence in Western Balkans
In discussing China’s influence in the Western Balkans, Professor Garčević says that the way governments do business with China is eroding already weak institutions, encouraging corruption, and slowing down progress towards EU integration.
Heine Discusses Foreign Investments in Latin America
Ambassador Heine discusses China’s rise as a top source of foreign capital in Latin America and whether this may tilt favor away from the U.S. and other trade partners.
Heine Discusses Chile-China Relations & Diversifying International Links
Despite pressure from the US to deal strictly with ‘traditional partners,’ Chile and Latin America are better off diversifying their international links instead of limiting them.
Heine Publishes Op-Ed on China-Latin America Relations & Economic Statecraft
With Chile joining Ecuador, Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina as the fifth Latin American country to join the AIIB, Ambassador Heine argues that perhaps the time has come to leverage that presence into joint projects.
GDP Center Publishes New Data on China’s Energy Financing
According to new data, China’s overseas energy financing decreased 43% from the $8.1 billion in lending to foreign countries recorded in 2019, the lowest level since 2008.
Heine Comments on Chinese Banks in Latin America
“As trade, the original driver of Sino-LAC links, is complemented by foreign direct investment and (diminished) financial cooperation, Chinese commercial banks now step up to the plate to provide more disciplined project financing.”
Hare Interviewed on Foreign Investment in Cuba
Amb. Paul Hare discusses Cuba’s bid to attract more foreign investment.