Instruments of Influence? Chinese Financing in South Asia
SAV contributors from Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka look at Chinese financing in South Asia.

The impact of China’s rise and economic influence can be felt across the world, and perhaps most prominently in South Asia. From historical linkages with neighboring countries to recent mega-development projects under the Belt and Road Initiative, China has has had a heavy economic presence in the region. Pakistan’s relations with China vis-à-vis the United States, the impact of strengthening China-Bangladesh ties on Indo-Bangla relations, and Nepal’s attempts to avoid political wrangling to sustain a conducive environment for Chinese investment underscore China’s growing role in the region.

In this series, SAV contributors examine the features, complications, and intentions behind China’s economic initiatives in South Asia. They discuss the effects of Chinese financing, loans, and investments on national debt cycles, socio-cultural ideals, regional security dynamics, and future relations with the United States.

Articles in Collection

Bangladesh’s BRI Conundrum: Between China and India Geopolitics & Diplomacy

Bangladesh’s BRI Conundrum: Between China and India

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CPEC and U.S.-Pakistan Relations Geopolitics & Diplomacy

CPEC and U.S.-Pakistan Relations

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Economics And Influence: Chinese Investment in Nepal Economy & Development

Economics And Influence: Chinese Investment in Nepal

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Instruments of Influence? Chinese Financing in South Asia Video & Audio

Instruments of Influence? Chinese Financing in South Asia

The impact of China's rise and economic influence can be…

Reviewing Chinese Engagement in South Asia Geopolitics & Diplomacy

Reviewing Chinese Engagement in South Asia

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اقتصادیات اور اثراندازی: نیپال میں چینی سرمایہ کاری Hindi & Urdu
سی پیک اور پاک امریکہ تعلقات Hindi & Urdu

سی پیک اور پاک امریکہ تعلقات

The impact of China's rise and economic influence can be…