China funds clean energy for belt and road partners, fuelling green transition and salving chafed feelings

by Ralph Jennings at Despite misfires during previous infrastructure endeavours in Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia, China is now making substantial green energy investments in those regions – and finding eager takers. Companies are making strides in power generation and crafting solar energy equipment with support from a range of host countries, […]

With Evergrande’s liquidation, is China’s Potemkin economy nearing its end?

y Andrea Widburg at Last week, a court in Hong Kong ordered that Evergrande, China’s massive property developer, must be liquidated. Real estate accounts for about one-quarter of China’s GDP, and Evergrande isn’t the only troubled part of the Chinese real estate sector. While I’d always like to see China constrained, not only is […]