May 27, 2022
Is Japan Beginning to Overtake China on Infrastructure Financing in Kenya?
By Patrick Anam
A closer look at the trends and differences in Japanese vs. Chinese lending to Kenya.
February 10, 2022
B3W Might Not Be Able to Compete With BRI in Southeast Asia, But That’s Okay
By Maria Adele Carrai and William Yuen Yee
Rather than competing in a sector where China is strong – infrastructure – B3W should focus on U.S. strength areas.
December 23, 2021
Can the G-7’s B3W Initiative Compete With China in Latin America?
By Sergio Skobalski
The U.S. and China might be competing, but Latin American countries see advantages in cooperating with both.
June 28, 2021
‘Build Back Better World’ and the Belt and Road Are Not Necessarily at Odds
By Keren Zhu
Notwithstanding China-U.S. competition, there are a lot of ways in which the two initiatives are complementary.
June 22, 2021
B3W: Building an Alternative to the BRI or Falling Into the Same Trap?
By Francesca Ghiretti
The G-7's Build Back a Better World initiative must take special care to learn from the Belt and Road's mistakes -- including overpromising and underdelivering.