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15 November 2018

China, Africa and the art of mutual benefit

China’s footprint in the African continent is growing because it is a zealous summiteer. And now, in response to ‘debt-trap’ criticism, it also appears to be stressing private sector investment in Africa over loans and credit. Are there any takeaways for India in this?

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14 November 2018

Is China eroding India’s influence in Nepal?

Research conducted by our Fellow in Energy and Environment Studies, Amit Bhandari on China’s investments in India’s neighbourhood was quoted by Shruti Subramaniam for the South Asia Program at Hudson Institute. Read the full article here.  

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13 November 2018

China’s poverty reduction vs others’

China recently celebrated 40 years since it began its successful poverty reduction effort, at a conference in Beijing. While lauding China's efforts, experts do recognise that different formulations work for different countries