Today, China’s strategic efforts are focused on using all the possibilities the state has to protect national interests, conducting an independent foreign policy, not participating in military-political blocs and refusing to enter into an alliance with great powers, as well as countering US hegemonism.
Iran must cease any further steps to limit its obligations under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Actions (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear program, while other members of the deal must adhere to theirs, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping said in a statement on the outcomes of their talks in Moscow.
Energy projects have always been a major part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) infrastructure mega-plan for Eurasia.
«It is the probability that such a project would add significantly to the already substantial Kyrgyz government debt to China and potentially lead to a ‘debt trap’ scenario that is perhaps the biggest risk» – London-based independent researcher Harry Roberts notes in his article for CABAR.asia.
China's Risen Energy took charge of EPC (Engendering, procurement and construction) of 40 MW solar power plant in Kazakhstan and invested 30 percent of the project’s capital, and the rest 70 percent was financed by European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the company told Trend in an interview.
China sought to put a gentler face on its massive plan to recreate the old Silk Road at a summit that ended on Saturday (27 April), saying it must do more to explain the programme and boost sustainability even as state media hit back at critics.
China and the United States appear closer than ever to an accord that would end their trade war but policymakers and investors are not popping any champagne.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday met with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who is attending the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing.
China’s increasing influence in Central Asia – historically regarded as Russia’s backyard – is no threat to Moscow, according to the Russian ambassador to Beijing.
A planned visit by Chinese investors to Croatia’s indebted shipyards has raised expectations that they can saved from the threat of bankruptcy.