| By Heather A. Conley, Jonathan E. Hillman, Maesea McCalpin, and Donatienne Ruy

Serbia is a hub for a wide range of Chinese economic activity in the Western Balkans, as previous CSIS research has indicated. This report, the second in a series, examines Serbia in greater detail to shed more light on China’s political and economic objectives, its mechanisms for influence, and the implications of its activities, including a second wave of digital infrastructure projects.

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Read the first report in this series here and download the CSIS datasets of Chinese economic activities in the Western Balkans here.

This report was made possible by a grant from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations.