Indonesia’s Mandalika Project Reveals the Dark Side of AIIB Lending
By Wawa Wang
The Chinese-led bank’s governance model emphasizes rapid and flexible infrastructure financing, making it easier for clients to dodge higher rule-based standards.
How Last Week’s High-profile Resignation Will Impact the AIIB
By Kearrin Sims
Despite the bad press that it generated, Canadian Bob Pickard's resignation from the Beijing-based development bank is unlikely to have a lasting impact.
Ecuador and the First AIIB Project in Latin America
By Juan Manuel Harán
Parsing Ecuador’s $50 million project and the future of the China-led development bank in Latin America.
Why Did the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Make a Loan to Rwanda?
By Hannah Ryder
Does the AIIB’s first loan to Rwanda signify a new route to infrastructure finance for Africa?
Amid Tensions With China, India Proceeding With AIIB-funded Projects
By Krzysztof Iwanek
Despite China’s major role in the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the bank is a multilateral institution and thus New Delhi remains a deeply involved member.
How the AIIB Grows China’s Interests in the Middle East
By Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat
The multilateral bank’s institutional features help entice regional players -- and advance Chinese interests in the region.
China-led AIIB Approves First Emergency Loan for COVID–19 Relief
By Ankit Panda
The institution has also announced a broader fund for COVID-19 relief efforts.
Fully Invested: India Remains the China-led AIIB’s Biggest Borrower
By Krzysztof Iwanek
The case of AIIB shows that India wants to keep its economic engagement with China separate from their political tussles.
Demystifying Debt Along China’s New Silk Road
By Sophie van der Meer
Is Beijing really seeking to buy political influence abroad?
Nepal and the China-EU Lending Race
By Peter Gill
As the EU seeks to expand lending for infrastructure in Asia, will it maintain high standards?
Are Chinese Loans To Africa Good or Bad? That’s The Wrong Question.
By Hannah Wanjie Ryder
The right question is what African leaders will do to demand what Africans need.
Chinese Foreign Aid in East Asia During the Trump Era
By Li Jie Sheng
Can China finally surpass the United States as the top aid donor in East Asia?