Gunjan Singh is a research associate at the Institute of Chinese Studies (ICS), New Delhi.
Nepal’s shift from India to China: Will it work?
Nepal was one of the first countries to welcome the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). It expressed its desire to be a part of the project hoping to benefit from the investments in infrastructure. This was perceived as an attempt by Nepal to reduce its dependence on its southern neighbor India. In the past […]
China’s Belt and Road Initiative loses shine in South Asia
In 2013 the Chinese government under President Xi Jinping announced a grand economic and infrastructure project, now known as the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). It was aimed to benefit the world economically by connecting consumers to markets and helping improve the movement of goods and services. It is no surprise that Xi called the […]