project finance

China offers Belt and Road debt-trap antidote

China hopes a new framework might help countries avoid unsustainable levels of Belt and Road-related debt. But, as Malaysia has shown, some hard bargaining may also be in order.
April 26, 2019

How ADB is adapting to a changing Asia

Michael Barrow, head of the ADB's private sector unit, explains how the multilateral lender is switching course to mobilise private sector capital to help build the region's infrastructure.
August 14, 2018

HKMA makes $1b EM infrastructure push

Hong Kong's de facto central bank commits to an IFC programme, underscoring its interest in infrastructure investing. The funding will 'overlap' with China's huge Belt and Road programme.
September 20, 2017