46 minutes | Aug 4, 2021

A New Era in China's Development Finance to Emerging Economies

Earlier this year China published a white paper on its new approach to International Development Finance. Our guest, Stella Zhang, described this white paper as a "landmark document" in Chinese foreign policy. We discuss the implications of the document along with the nuances of how Chinese firms currently approach international contracting projects and financing. How will these firms operate differently going forward? How will Latin America and Caribbean countries capitalize on China's more explicit signaling of its willingness to assist  with economic growth and development?Hong (Stella) Zhang is a PhD candidate at George Mason University. Her research interests include China’s role in international development, the internationalization of China’s development state, and the overseas expansion of China’s state-owned enterprises. She had worked for five years as an overseas correspondent with China’s Caixin Media in London and Washington D.C.Follow Stella on Twitter @StellaHongZhangShow NotesChina’s Manifesto for Leadership in Global Development by Stella Hong ZhangThe Aid-Contracting Nexus: The role of the international contracting industry in China's overseas development engagements by Stella Hong Zhang Roundtable: Will the G7’s B3W Initiative change the game of global infrastructure development?程诚:《“一带一路”中非发展合作新模式:“造血金融”如何改变非洲》Message/Follow me on Twitter: @rasheedguo (for more info on China in the Americas topics)Outro Music: La Dueña del Swing by Los Hermanos Rosario
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