Entries tagged "AIIB"

  • EBRD To Deepen Cooperation With AIIB | Nov. 21, 2018, 9 a.m.

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is seeking to co-finance more projects in Central Asia and elsewhere with the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. The two organizations have co-financed two projects in the infrastructure and energy sectors and have 25 more joint projects in the pipeline.

  • View All Analysis | Sept. 17, 2018, 8:57 a.m.

    Browse our analysis section for news and articles on topics such as China's Belt and Road Initiative (OBOR), the Competing Visions of Japan, India, and other regional powers, and the stakes for U.S. policy.

  • AIIB Continues to Grow | July 3, 2018, 9:04 a.m.

    Although operating on a smaller scale than the Asian Development Bank, the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is steadily increasing its presence as a multilateral institution focused on infrastructure development financing. The AIIB set a lending and investment target of $3.5 billion for 2018, 40 percent more than last year.

  • AIIB Reassures Members on Debt | June 27, 2018, 9:49 a.m.

    AIIB president Jin Liqun announced his intent to create financial stability for the bank's 87 member countries and establish the AIIB as a multilateral development bank commensurate with the World Bank Group, Asian Development Bank, and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

  • AIIB To Spend $3.5B | June 25, 2018, 8:34 a.m.

    China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank announced that it will invest $3.5 billion this year to India, Bangladesh, Turkey and Egypt for projects aimed at strategically connecting Asia and Africa.

  • AIIB, ADB Point to Cooperation | June 13, 2018, 9:52 a.m.

    Executives from the ADB and AIIB converged on The Future of Asia conference in Tokyo to discuss how their banks complement, rather than compete with one another.

  • ADB Pressed on Belt & Road, Quality Infrastructure | May 7, 2018, 10:10 a.m.

    The Asian Development Bank hosted its annual meeting on May 3, during which representatives from China and Japan lobbied the bank about future lending strategies.

  • Inside the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: | April 26, 2018, 10:10 a.m.

    On April 25, the Simon Chair's Reconnecting Asia Project hosted a conversation with Natalie Lichtenstein, Chief Counsel for the 57-country negotiations that led to the AIIB's founding and the principal drafter of the Bank's charter, to discuss her new book: A Comparative Guide to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

  • PM Lee: ASEAN Should Leverage Regional Initiatives | March 13, 2018, 11:06 a.m.

    On Tuesday, Singapore’s prime minister Lee Hsien Loong called on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to better leverage infrastructure and development opportunities provided by regional initiatives such as the Belt and Road and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

  • AIIB Loans $1.5bn to India | Feb. 27, 2018, 11:28 a.m.

    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved $1.5 billion in loans to India for infrastructure-related projects in 2018, including energy, roads, and urban development projects.

  • Eastern Europe’s China Pivot | Nov. 27, 2017, 10:07 a.m.

    Beijing’s star is rising in central and eastern European nations,” reports the Financial Times

  • China’s Balkan Silk Road | Nov. 20, 2017, 10:08 a.m.

    The magnitude of the Balkan Silk Road project poses a mixture of opportunities and policy challenges for countries engaging in or seeking to benefit from its implementation.

  • EBRD to Expand Cooperation with AIIB | Nov. 14, 2017, 9:38 a.m.

    According to EBRD Vice President Pierre Heilbronn, the bank is eager to expand cooperation with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in Central Asia.

  • Taiwan's "New Southbound" Overshadowed by Belt and Road | July 14, 2017, 1:45 p.m.

    The "New Southbound" strategy announced by Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen in May 2016 has struggled to improve economic ties with its 18 destination countries in South and Southeast Asia and the Pacific, in part due to China's growing economic and political clout with the target countries.

  • Moody's Gives AIIB Highest Credit Rating | June 30, 2017, 8:34 a.m.

    Moody's recently granted the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank it's highest credit rating.

  • Questions Remain for Evolving AIIB | June 29, 2017, 9 a.m.

    The AIIB concluded its second annual meeting in Jeju Island, South Korea on June 16, yet many questions about the bank’s role in global governance remain open.

  • AIIB Membership Rises to 80 | June 22, 2017, 8:23 a.m.

    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank admitted three new members during its second annual meeting bringing total membership to 80.

  • AIIB Grows in Second Year | June 15, 2017, 8:40 a.m.

    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will enter its second annual meeting with 20 new members compared to last year.

  • AIIB Preps for Second Annual Meeting | June 14, 2017, 8:29 a.m.

    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is preparing to hold its second annual meeting on June 16 - 18 in Jeju South Korea.

  • AIIB Gathers in South Korea | June 12, 2017, 11:59 a.m.

    Quotes and Quotas is a weekly digest of phrases and facts that help explain Asia’s infrastructure push.

  • Belt and Road Summit | May 9, 2017, 5:57 p.m.

    The Belt and Road’s expansiveness is a double-edged sword. Chinese officials can highlight individual successes and, pointing to a long roster of participants, they can claim international support. Beneath its global banner, though, the Belt and Road is mostly bilateral deal-making.

  • The AIIB Admits 13 New Members | March 23, 2017, 8:55 a.m.

  • Quoted: Praise for OBOR at Davos | Feb. 2, 2017, 6:20 p.m.

    Here's what four leaders had to say about China and its "One Belt, One Road" policy at the 2017 World Economic Forum in Davos

  • AIIB Hits First-Year Lending Target | Jan. 26, 2017, 12:05 a.m.

    The China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank surpassed its lending target of $1.2 billion in its first year, according to Nikkei Asian Review.

  • China-led Bank Draws Members, Not Staffers | Jan. 17, 2017, 9:12 a.m.

  • Asia’s Emergent Middle Class | Dec. 14, 2016, 12:09 a.m.

    By 2030, two-thirds of the world’s middle class will reside in Asia. The middle class will demand quality infrastructure that meets their needs, without corruption or waste.

  • China in Europe | Nov. 23, 2016, 9:03 a.m.

    What is new about China's Belt and Road is that it is more likely to succeed outside of Eurasia, leading to new opportunities but also unexpected challenges for Europe and the United States.

  • Matthew Goodman: US, Japan can aid Asia's infrastructure boom | Nov. 18, 2016, 11:14 a.m.

    While the U.S. and Japan cannot offer as much investment as China in the region, they can offer their expertise and high standards, Matthew Goodman explains in an interview with Nikkei.

  • “One Belt, One Road:” What’s in It For Us? | Nov. 7, 2016, 9:26 a.m.

    Americans are not in the game. And, if you’re not in the game, you can’t score. If we’re serious about rebalancing our attention to Asia, we need to get involved in the new institutions Chinese and other Asians are creating.

  • A Silk Road for the Twenty-First Century? | Nov. 1, 2016, 11:35 a.m.

    Many of the proposed projects will be delayed or never built, but those that are will transform the region.

  • The American Voices Initiative | Oct. 21, 2016, 10:07 a.m.

    In an interview with the Institute for China-America Studies (ICAS) for the American Voices Initiative, Matthew P. Goodman shares his insights on regional and global implications of China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR), Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), and U.S.-China economic relations at large.