A Covid-19 testing facility in Johannesburg. The coronavirus crisis has forced BRI governments to prioritise containing the virus and supporting households and businesses over financing infrastructure projects. Photo: AP
A Covid-19 testing facility in Johannesburg. The coronavirus crisis has forced BRI governments to prioritise containing the virus and supporting households and businesses over financing infrastructure projects. Photo: AP

Coronavirus pandemic to spur Chinese investment in green projects in Belt and Road Initiative countries, Moody’s says

  • The crisis will provide new opportunities for Chinese project finance lenders and telecoms, internet and e-commerce companies over the coming decade
  • A greener BRI is likely to benefit Chinese lenders by diversifying their investment exposure

Topic |   Climate change
A Covid-19 testing facility in Johannesburg. The coronavirus crisis has forced BRI governments to prioritise containing the virus and supporting households and businesses over financing infrastructure projects. Photo: AP
A Covid-19 testing facility in Johannesburg. The coronavirus crisis has forced BRI governments to prioritise containing the virus and supporting households and businesses over financing infrastructure projects. Photo: AP
READ FULL ARTICLE