One of the themes given greater attention at the Second Belt and Road Forum (BRF) was the environment. This is evidenced by the fact, as reported in one commentary, that the word “green” appeared seven times in the 2019 BRF Joint Communiqué versus no times in the 2017 one and the fact, as noted in another, that speakers at the BRF repeatedly stressed the need to ensure Belt and Road... Read more
June 2019 Newsletter
The Mr. & Mrs. S.H. Wong Center for the Study of Multinational Corporations, a California (US) think tank, promotes discussion about and research on the politico-economy of MNCs investing, operating, or domiciled in East Asia.
MNC Center News
Dr. Jean-Marc F. Blanchard
Dr. Scott MacDonald
In April 2019, Jamaica signed on to China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The two countries have had a positive relationship in recent years, with Chinese companies and banks active in the Caribbean country through such actions as Jiuquan Iron and Steel (JISCO)’s acquisition of Alpart in 2016, the proposed development of an Industrial Park and Special Economic Zone, and the completion of... Read more