BRI Studies

Listed below are studies and reports related to the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The list is constantly being updated and supplemented.

Document Year Source
Belt & Road: Opportunity & Risk 2017 BakerMcKenzie
Understanding China’s Belt and Road Initiative 2017 Lowy Institute for International Policy
Asia’s energy security and China’s Belt and Road Initiative 2017 The National Bureau of Asian Research
The Invisible Silk Road: Enter the Digital Dragon 2018 European Institute for Asia Studies
The Belt and Road Initiative: Defining China’s Grand Strategy and how it relates to the UK and China 2018 Lau China Institute
China`s Belt and Road Initiative – Motives, Scope and Challenges 2016 Peterson Institute for International Economics
China’s Belt and Road initiative: can Europe expect trade gains? 2016 Bruegel
China`s Belt and Road: A Game Changer? 2017 ISPI
A Study of ICT Connectivity for the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI): Enhancing the Collaboration in China- Central Asia Corridor 2017 UNESCAP
China’s Belt & Road Initiative: the impact on commercial insurance in participating regions 2017 Swiss RE Institute
The economic benefits of the modern silk road: The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) 2017 Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Environmental and economic impacts of the Belt and Road Initiative on Pakistan´s energy sector 2018 Duke University
“China-West-Developing Markets” Infrastructure Collaboration-Chinese bilateral financing, One-Belt-One-Road, host government PPP, and Western capital markets 2015 pwc
Research for TRAN commitee: The new Silk Route – opportunities and challenges for EU transport 2018 European Parliament
Moving the Green Belt and Road Initiative: From words to actions 2018 WRI, BU
Public Procurment in the Belt and Road Initiative 2018 World Bank
New Connectivity in the Bay of Bengal 2018 German Institute for International and Security Affairs
How Much Will the Belt and Road Initiative Reduce Trade Costs? 2018 World Bank
Countries’ perceptions of China’s Belt and Road Initiative: A big data analysis 2019 Bruegel
Rome-Beijing: Changing the Game Italy’s Embrace of China’s Connectivity Project, Implications for the EU and the US 2019 Instituto Affari Internazionali
Grading China’s Belt and Road 2019 Center for a New American Security
Belt and Road Economics: Opportunities and Risks of Transport Corridors 2019 World Bank