transport

Why investing in Indian airlines is a bad idea

Although New Delhi ended the state monopoly two decades ago, it has not created a level playing field for private carriers in the aviation industry. Unless that changes, the industry could continue to struggle.
May 03, 2019

A new route for ride-hailing companies in China

The ride-hailing market in China is saturated and smaller players are now entering into new markets like electric and logistics vehicles to avoid direct competition with the dominant players.
October 24, 2018

AirAsia sells leasing unit at a good price

After putting up its aircraft leasing business for sale for nearly two years, the Malaysian budget carrier finally struck a deal with BBAM for $1.18 billion.
March 01, 2018

Cathay Pacific: the one that got away?

A Hong Kong shopping spree by China's major enterprises shows no sign of abating. But adding a premium airline to the basket now looks less likely.
November 06, 2017

Belt & Road to Brazil? China buys another port

State-owned China Merchants Port agrees to buy controlling stake in TCP, operator of Brazil's second largest port, as Beijing extends its influence to another debt-laden country.
September 04, 2017

Belt & Road: China's Indian Ocean push

Debt-laden Sri Lanka's deal to sell its southern port of Hambantota to a Chinese SOE extends China's geopolitical influence in the Indian Ocean.
July 28, 2017