America’s Trade Policy’s Research Library provides curated content on the most important trade issues being addressed by policy makers around the world.


Understanding China’s Belt and Road Infrastructure Projects in Africa

David Dollar | Brookings | 09/01/2019

Executive Summary In 2013, President Xi Jinping proposed that China would create a “Silk Road Economic Belt” across Central Asia and Europe and a “21st Century Maritime Silk Road” running…

Twists in the Belt and Road

Ryan Manuel | China Leadership Monitor, Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace at Stanford University | 09/01/2019

China’s B...

Eurasia: Playing Field or Battle Field?

Dr. Jacopo Maria Pepe | The German Council on Foreign Relations | 07/25/2019

Eurasia is emerging as a fluid continent wher...

China’s Global Business Footprint Shrinks

Derek Scissors | American Enterprise Institute | 07/10/2019

China’s global investment and construction have shown a cl...

Testimony: The Belt and Road is Overhyped, Commercially

Derek Scissors | American Enterprise Institute | 06/12/2019

There are a number of easy myths to dispel abo...

Navigating the Belt and Road Initiative

Daniel R. Russel, Blake Berger | Asia Society Policy Institute | 06/11/2019

Launched in 2013, China’s Belt and Road Initia...


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