Shen Dingli Professor, Institute of International Studies, Fudan University
Mar 16 , 2015
Though some view the One Belt, One Road strategy as a Chinese version of the Marshall Plan, they are vastly different. Therefore, no single country can dominate its process. There is room to dispel suspicion and build trust by further enhancing transparency of the AIIB institution through reducing China’s shareholding, offering more leadership positions to foreign nationals, and employing international business standards.
Stewart Taggart Founder & Principal, Grenatec
Jan 14 , 2015
Stewart Taggart makes a case for the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s first investment to be in the creation of a Pan-Asian Gas Pipeline to promote the joint development of the South China Sea between China and its South East neighbors, and help achieve their bilateral energy reduction.
Zhang Monan Senior Fellow, China Center for International Economic Exchanges
Jan 05 , 2015
The infrastructure needs of Asia are vast, and as China’s development showed in the last 30 years, infrastructure is essential for job creation, improvement of living standards, and economic growth. As an alternative to private financial investment, which mostly flows into mature markets, the AIIB seeks to create trans-national partnerships to aid infrastructure development.
Da Wei Assistant President, University of International Relations
Nov 18 , 2014
While controversial issues like cyber-security, military containment, and U.S. arms sales to Taiwan were not touched upon during the latest Xi-Obama meeting, Da Wei argues that the agreements reached were not hollow, and instead set the tone for operationalizing a new style of “U.S.-China major-country relations.”
Wu Zurong Research Fellow, China Foundation for Int'l Studies
Nov 03 , 2014
AIIB will promote economic development and prosperity in Asia, and US worries about the AIIB are absolutely unnecessary, writes Wu Zurong.
Dan Steinbock Founder, Difference Group
Oct 22 , 2014
The proposed Asian infrastructure bank could galvanize growth in emerging Asia and boost lingering global recovery.
Wu Jianmin Former President, China Foreign Affairs University
Oct 22 , 2014
In response to U.S. suspicions over China’s establishment of an Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank, Wu Jianmin lays out three reasons why the project would be a win-win for the Asia-Pacific region and the United States’ regional allies.
Oct 21 , 2014
China has announced the creation of a large, internationally funded development bank to finance badly needed infrastructure in Asia. But the United States is op