Tag: Transportation

Chinese Investment Tripled in US in 2016, Doubled in Europe

Combined Chinese direct investment in the advanced economies of North America and Europe more than doubled in 2016 to a record $94.2 billion as China continued its transition to a new growth model, in line with its rapidly maturing economy.

/ March 27, 2017
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Mexico Reneges on Bullet Train Collaboration

By Lauren Dodillet President Enrique Peña Nieto has rescinded the contract won by a Chinese-led consortium last week to build a high-speed railway in Mexico due to questions over the deal’s legitimacy. Opposition legislators have questioned the transparency of the...

/ November 12, 2014

Infrastructure and the Environment in Chinese Cities: Prospects for Improvement

by John Bachmann and Joe Burnett Infrastructure has opened the door to socio-economic development in China. Economic growth—facilitated in part by roads, water, and power investments— has helped pull roughly 700 million people above the poverty line in the last...

/ July 1, 2012