11 March 2016
Tapping Chinese Belt and Road Capital for Power Projects: Ten Things to Know
By Norton Rose Fulbright
China’s Belt & Road Initiative (B&R) could see up to USD1.5 trillion invested in the 60 countries that comprise the B&R. This will make China the largest funder of power in the region. The sweet spot for Chinese banks, contractors and equipment suppliers, is difficult jurisdictions like those that make up the B&R – in these countries Chinese pricing of kit and debt is competitive, funds are deployed relatively quickly and importantly, Chinese capital comes with a partial fix for host country political risk. For any investor in emerging power markets, Chinese capital cannot be ignored. In this outline we look at how to tap it ……
This article was first published by Norton Rose Fulbright and is reprinted here with their full permission.