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  1. Chinese Contractors Land Bulk of BRI Projects

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    Chinese contractors are receiving the lion's share of Belt and Road opportunities reports the Financial Times, citing data from Reconnecting Asia.

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    Chinese Contractors Land Bulk of BRI Projects

  2. Malaysia Reviews $2.36B Worth of China-funded Projects

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    Malaysia's Ministry of Finance is reviewing two gas pipeline projects worth $2.36 billion signed under the Najib administration, following the discovery that 88 percent of the money has been paid out despite only 13 percent of the work being completed.

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    Malaysia's Ministry of Finance is reviewing two gas pipeline projects worth $2.36 billion signed…

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    Malaysia Reviews $2.36B Worth of China-funded Projects

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    Malaysia's Ministry of Finance is reviewing two gas pipeline projects worth $2.36 billion signed…

  3. Greece Road Rehabilitation & Safety Programme

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    The proposed project is a framework loan to finance investment works on 7 000 small-scale, low-cost road safety improvements on regional roads in Greece.

    This is the largest stand-alone road accident blackspot programme financed by the Bank so far, as well as the largest Greek road safety improvement programme.

    Alternate Name

    Road Rehabilitation - Multiple Small Projects

    Description

    The proposed project is a framework loan to finance investment works on 7 000 small-scale, low…

  4. Jangi and Charbara Wind Projects I

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  5. Jangi and Charbara Wind Projects II

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  6. Jangi and Charbara Wind Projects III A

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  7. Jangi and Charbara Wind Projects III B

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  8. Philippines Shelves Chinese Projects

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    Philippines' President Duterte has shelved a number of megaprojects, including two Chinese-financed deals, under his "Build, Build, Build" program due to feasibility concerns. Instead, the government hopes to pursue public-private-partnerships to fund Duterte's multi-billion-dollar infrastructure program.

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    Philippines Shelves Chinese Projects

  9. Pakistan Slows BRI Projects

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    Pakistan's policymakers have cited financial pressures and the need to balance ties between China and the U.S. as the reasons behind slow progress on The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, Nikkei reports.

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    Pakistan Slows BRI Projects

  10. Malaysia Probes Chinese Projects

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    The trial of Najib Razak, Malaysia's former prime minister, over corruption-related charges tied to the 1MDB development fund is scheduled to begin on February 12. The prosecution is expected to probe whether China-backed infrastructure projects signed by Najib's government were used to bail out 1MDB, reports Nikkei.

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    …to probe whether China-backed infrastructure projects signed by Najib's government were used to bail out 1MDB, reports Nikkei…

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    Malaysia Probes Chinese Projects

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    …to probe whether China-backed infrastructure projects signed by Najib's government were used to bail out…

  11. Survival of the Unfittest

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    The China example shows that it will be important for other countries to invest not only in high-quality infrastructure, but to also dedicate sufficient thought in how best to plan and deliver these projects to stay within cost and time budgets.

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    -quality infrastructure, but to also dedicate sufficient thought in how best to plan and deliver these projects to stay within cost and time budgets…

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    Survival of the Unfittest…

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    Among Asian countries, China has invested the most in large infrastructure projects

    …in my research of 136 large infrastructure projects in China constructed between 1983 and 2015, I found…

    …that projects’ cost and time overruns were lower, when provincial or municipal governments were…

    …“Image projects” were often…

    …of the approved infrastructure projects did also not undergo transparent bidding contests, and even…

  12. Reconnecting of Asia

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    It would be a huge mistake to ignore the significance of the reconnecting of Eurasia.

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    Reconnecting of Asia…

  13. Expansion of Riga Bulk Terminal

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    The second phase of construction on the Riga Bulk Terminal, based at the Freeport of Riga, Latvia. The works concern a new loading point for the terminal.

    Alternate Name

    Freeport of Riga…

  14. Expansion of the Container Terminal in the area of Szczecinskie Quay

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    The project acted to modernise storage and manoeuvring yards and a parking yard for heavy goods vehicles at the intermodal container terminal located by the Szczecinskie Quay. The objective is to increase the handling capacity of the container terminal to achieve a throughput capacity of approximately 100,000 TEU (i.e. 20-foot containers) per year.

    Alternate Name

    Port of Gdansk…

    Funding Sources

    The Port of Gdansk Authority Spolka Akcyjna…

    Description

    The project acted to modernise storage and manoeuvring yards and a parking yard for heavy goods…

  15. Extension to the Eastern part of Muuga Harbour

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    The Port of Tallinn's Eastern Muuga harbour's existing quay No 16 was extended by 100 meters (328 ft) and a new quay (No 17) with a length of 378 meters (1,240ft) and a depth of 14.5 meters (48ft) was built.

    The extensions have significantly increased the container handling capacity of the Muuga Harbour, enabling the port to handle 350 thousand TEUs annually.

    Alternate Name

    Port of Tallinn…

  16. Paldiski South Harbour Industrial Park

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    Together with the port area, an additional 21 ha of industrial park area bordering the harbour is being developed at the Paldiski South Harbour. The harbour is the Port of Tallinn's second cargo harbour, located 45 km west of Tallinn, operated by the Port of Tallinn Authority. It handles ro-ro cargo, scrap metal, timber, peat and oil products.

    Alternate Name

    Port of Tallinn…

  17. Port of Beirut Expansion

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    The Beirut Port Rehabilitation and Extension is a project that is upgrading of the existing cargo area and infrastructure of the port.

    Photo Credit: Rachid H / Flickr / CC BY-NC 2.0

    Alternate Name

    Port of Beirut Expansion…

    Description

    The Beirut Port Rehabilitation and Extension is a project that is upgrading of the existing…

  18. Port of Ilyichevsk

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    The port of Illichivsk is one of the largest in Ukraine. This project is intended to modernize the port infrastructure for increased efficiency and and reliability of services. Along with infrastructure upgrades, the support is aimed at developing a corporate development program for improved management.

    Alternate Name

    Port of Ilyichevsk (Modernization)…

    Description

    The port of Illichivsk is one of the largest in Ukraine. This project is intended to modernize…

  19. Riga Bulk Terminal

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    The construction of this new terminal at the Freeport of Riga is to handle bulk cargo with rail and mobile cranes under innovative design, allowing the terminal to handle eight different types of bulk cargo. The birth had been widened to accommodate the handling of 60.000 DWT Panamax class vessels.

    Alternate Name

    Freeport of Riga…

  20. Logistics Center at Muuga Industrial Park

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    New 65 000 m2 warehouse complex constructed at the Muuga Harbour, biggest logistic center in Estonia, and part of the Port of Tallinn. The purpose of this particular industrial park is aimed at providing a gateway between Europe, the former Soviet Union, and Russia. The complex was inaugurated and presently operated by Belgian logistic service provider, Katoen Natie.

    Alternate Name

    Port of Tallinn…