China’s outward public investment—good news for the environment and tackling poverty?


It’s been a busy six months for China’s outward facing public investment.  

In April, the Chinese-hosted BRICS’ New Development Bank (NDB), with its US$100 billion capitalisation, had its second annual meeting. In May, over 20 heads of state attended the launch of the Belt and Road Initiative, which will invest up to US$900 billion...