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The renminbi is not yet a global currency.
Chinese overseas investment has focused disproportionately on fossil fuels
Beijing’s Belt and Road projects are heavily dependent on fossil fuels
As Pax Americana declines, are we headed for a Sino-centric future — or the absence of any global order at all?
US should not oppose the projects but offer alternative solutions
Dollar constraint may lead to more multilateral approach in Beijing’s initiative
China's landmark infrastructure and trade initiative stirs up controversy.
Despite Beijing’s denials, the scheme is a geopolitical move
Behind the trade conflict is a long-term battle for power
US, Australia and Japan push back against Chinese influence
Unexpected election of opposition candidate seen as rare diplomatic win for New Delhi
Courses on the country’s ambitious programme and its implications are springing up
Although Beijing insists that its Belt and Road Initiative has no geopolitical motives, the project has been at the centre of an increasing number of political controversies, foreign and domestic
Chief convinced international collaboration is the only way to get things done
President Xi’s words reflect an awareness in Beijing that its tactics are under scrutiny
Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan give conflicting signals on China’s motives
Mahathir’s election prompts other partners to wonder how they might renegotiate terms
Vice-minister Le Yucheng rejects criticism, says China is providing much-needed infrastructure
Project to fill gap in historic connection will facilitate mineral exports to China
China is keen to defend its initiative from criticism overseas and dissent domestically
Organisations are seeking to carve a slice from the $1tn of spending
Partners have found BRI to be a blessing or a curse, or both
Brussels concerned that Beijing is dividing bloc with ‘16+1’ regional initiative
Heavy lending to Pakistan as part of the Belt and Road Initiative could backfire
The world has never been unipolar and power is shifting east