søndag 27. januar 2019

As questions are raised about ‘belt and road’, projects slow in Southeast Asia

China’s investments in the region plunged by nearly half in 2018, to lowest level in four years. The value of newly announced big-ticket deals in the region – investment commitments and construction contracts worth more than US$100 million – dropped 49.7 per cent in 2018 to US$19.2 billion, its lowest in four years, according to analysis by Citi Economics, using data amassed by the US think tank American Enterprise Institute.