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Report: The Belt and Road Is Becoming Greener as China Backs Away From Financing Coal Power Projects

China has a well-deserved reputation for being the financier of choice for coal-powered energy projects around the world. While many other development finance agencies have backed away in recent years from underwriting heavily polluting power plants, China seemingly went the other way.

Two Competing Views of the G7’s B3W vs. China’s BRI

It's been almost a week since the G7 announced its new U.S.-inspired Build Back Better World initiative that aims to channel private capital to build infrastructure in developing countries as part of a broader effort to stem China's influence in this arena.

Half a Million Sinopharm Jabs Now Going From China to Equatorial Guinea

Media in Equatorial Guinea have been closely following the shipment of 500,000 doses of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines from the airport in Beijing to the capital in Malabo where it's expected to arrive on Thursday. The Chinese state-run news agency Xinhua confirmed that this shipment ...

As Infections Rise in Countries Previously Vaccinated With Chinese Jabs, Doubts Persist About Vaccine Efficacy

The effectiveness of Chinese-made vaccines is emerging as an enduring narrative in the U.S. media due in part to resurgent infection rates in countries that have relied heavily on Sinopharm and Sinovac jabs. But a lot of this coverage lacks nuance ...

As Much as China Probably Wants to Shift Its Iron Ore Buys From Australia to Africa, It Won’t Happen Soon

There's been a lot of discussion over the past year about China's desire to eliminate its dependence on Australian iron ore in favour of supplies from countries like Guinea, Algeria, South Africa and Brazil among others. China has been steadily trying ...

Analysis from Cobus van Staden

China’s Climate Role in the Global South

I don’t know about you, but I’m suffering from COP26 stress. There’s so much riding on the global climate summit happening in Glasgow at the end of the month that it’s sometimes difficult to remember we face a few other pressing issues too. 

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