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Belt and Road Weekly Investor Intelligence, #17

 February 23, 2021 Posted by China Briefing Reading Time: 3   minutes Tuesday, February 23, 2021 Welcome to this week’s issue of China Briefing’s Belt & Road Initiative Weekly Investor Intelligence round up. In this issue, we take a strong look at the regulatory environment along the BRI and how foreign investors can get involved in the opportunities available due to the new BRI infrastructure build. We examine the pitfalls that governments and businesses need to be aware of when negotiating with China and examine the specific technical opportunities because of a lack of operational expertise in some BRI countries. There is a free ‘Doing Business in Russia 2021’ guide and explanation of how China is managing its debt negotiations with distressed BRI nations. Opportunities, Risks, and Potential Within the Belt & Road Initiative 2021 China has placed its Belt & Road Initiative at the heart of its foreign policy, placing it at the center of its updated Foreign Aid Program and

Imran says Pak seeks to enhance trade ties with Sri Lanka through CPEC

By  Press Trust of India  |  Colombo |  Last Updated at February 23 2021 22:07 IST Topics   Imran Khan  |  CPEC  |  sri lanka Pakistan  Prime Minister  Imran Khan  on Tuesday said that he was looking forward to enhancing trade ties with  Sri Lanka  through the multi-billion dollar China- Pakistan  Economic Corridor (CPEC). Khan, in an address following his meeting with his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa, said that his maiden visit is aimed at strengthening the bilateral relationship. It is to strengthen our trading ties.  Pakistan  is part of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) of China, the  CPEC  is one of its flagship programmes," he said. Khan said that the  CPEC  means connectivity right up to Central Asia. "We also discussed other areas where we can enhance our trading ties where  Sri Lanka  can benefit from Pakistan's connectivity in the future, right up to central Asia. And our trading ties will also mean that the two countries will get together," he