December 10, 2021
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.
August 03, 2021
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?
June 14, 2021
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.
September 04, 2020
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.
April 08, 2020
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.
September 06, 2019
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.
March 06, 2019
Demystifying Debt Along China’s New Silk Road
By Sophie van der Meer
Is Beijing really seeking to buy political influence abroad?
October 15, 2018
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?
September 05, 2018
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.
February 01, 2018
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?
November 16, 2017
Australia's Misplaced Fear Over China's Belt and Road
By James Laurenceson, Simone van Nieuwenhuizen, and Elena Collinson
Australia has been dragging its feet on the Belt and Road for four reasons. Each is worth a closer look.
October 24, 2017
Jomo Kwame Sundaram on the Belt and Road Vs. the Washington Consensus
By Lu Chen
A former high-ranking UN official discusses Asia’s politico-economic landscape.