Category: Publications


IFRI (Institut Français des Relations Internationales)The Ifri report analyses the approach developed by China since the launch of the Belt and Road in 2013. The report mainly explains that China increasingly sees its project as a vector for promoting a new form of globalization.The following developments can be noted:Geographical expansion: The Chinese project far ... Read More
May 28, 2019admin


In 2016, the ICC Commission’s Steering Committee gave a narrow mandate for the update of the report. The purpose of the update was twofold: 1) to reflect the various modifications made by the ICC Rules of Arbitration as revised in 2017 and 2) to reflect recent developments in the practice ... Read More
March 28, 2019admin


How infrastructure finance is changing?Status quoUrgent need for infrastructure investment in emerging marketsCf. McKinsey Global Institute: the world must invest 3.8% of GDP, or $3.3 trillion a year to 2030: emerging markets account for around 60% of this requirement.Shifting balance and trendsDevelopment finance institutions (DFIs)Balance between multilateral and bilateral DFI lending is shifting. Bilateral ... Read More
February 27, 2019admin


Scott Moris and Gailyn Portelance from the Center of Global DevelopmentU.S. President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that he will nominate David Malpass to be the next president of the World Bank. However, Malpass’ record as a critic of the bank — and particularly of its relationship with China — has some staffers and development experts ... Read More
February 11, 2019admin


EDHEC InfraPurposeThe Global Infrastructure Company Classification Standard was created by EDHECinfra to provide investors with a frame of reference to approach the infrastructure asset class. Its added value lies in offering an alternative to investment categories that were inherited from the private equity and real-estate universe. The GICCS tracks the financial performance of several infrastructure companies ... Read More
February 6, 2019admin