How Chinese financing is fueling megaprojects around the world
10 Jan 2020 — #GlobalVillage
On a mountaintop a few miles north of the bustling streets of Harare, Zimbabwe, a curving, modern complex is beginning to take shape. This building, once completed, will be the home of the African country’s parliament, and the centerpiece of a new section of the capital city.
The interactive map below was created by AidData, a research lab at William & Mary's Global Research Institute. It pinpoints the location of thousands of Chinese-funded development projects across the globe using data from AidData's Geocoded Global Chinese Official Finance Dataset.
Mapping China's Global Development Footprint: AidData's Geocoded Global Chinese Official Finance Dataset https://t.co/RfwcdbPZ4H— Deep Clips (@DeepClips) January 10, 2020
China’s One Belt One Road strategy ("Belt and Road") is a global undertaking, encompassing close to 400 projects in 44 African countries.— Africa Center (@AfricaACSS) January 10, 2020
Sun Yun warns that African governments need to be “more disciplined” about accepting the terms of some deals.https://t.co/ZB18pKBfvV
Excellent map illustrating #China's Belt and Road Initiative (#BRI). It includes the Silk Road economic belt, the Maritime Silk Road & other economic corridors. The map also highlights various infrastructure projects - pipelines, ports, railways, etc. Via @TheEconomist. pic.twitter.com/OI34bOq1Jz— Lukas Trakimavicius (@LukasTraki) July 27, 2018