In one belt and road deal, Sri Lanka handed over Hambantota port to state-owned China Merchants Port Holdings on a 99-year lease last year. Photo: AFP

Chinese private investment in belt and road projects may be losing steam

  • Investment share of Chinese private firms fell 12 per cent in first half from a year ago, US think tank finds
  • American Enterprise Institute says decline in forex reserves has further complicated efforts to finance roads, railways and ports under the initiative
Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative

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In one belt and road deal, Sri Lanka handed over Hambantota port to state-owned China Merchants Port Holdings on a 99-year lease last year. Photo: AFP
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