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Mitigating Governance Risks From Investment in Southeast Asia

| A Study of Chinese Capital Flows to Six Countries.


Channeling the Tide: Protecting Democracies Amid a Flood of Corrosive Capital

| CIPE uses the term “corrosive capital”™ to more clearly label financing that lacks transparency, accountability, and market orientation flowing from authoritarian regimes


Corrosive Capital Mentioned in a European Western Balkans Article

| CIPE's concept of "corrosive capital" frames an opinion piece by Tena Prelec. The article is featured on European Western Balkans' website.


Term “Corrosive Capital” Used in Woodrow Wilson Center Webinar

| In a recent webinar “Force Multipliers? U.S. and Taiwanese Interests in Latin America,” the CIPE-coined term ‘corrosive capital’ was used by Julie Chung, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs.


Hustled Into a Dead End: The Delusional Belief in Chinese Corrosive Capital for the Construction of North Macedonia’s Highways

| This research paper examines trade relations and economic engagement between North Macedonia and China. It includes an assessment of how Chinese investment in the country affects its governance and exploits governance gaps.


Favoured Friend: What is the Benefit for Serbia in the Sale of RTB Bor to Chinese Zijin?

| This report examines the 2018 privatization of Serbia’s mining and smelting complex RTB Bor by a Chinese company Zijin and its functioning in the past two years.


Event – Democracy For Sale? Chinese Investment in the Western Balkans

| Partners share research on four significant Chinese investments in the Western Balkans: copper mining in Serbia,highway construction in North Macedonia and Montenegro, and Huawei IT infrastructure in Bosnia and Herzegovina.


US Senate Committee Hearing on Foreign Relations and Chinese Corrosive Capital Mention

| A September 17 Senate Foreign Relations Full Committee Includes Corrosive Capital Mention by Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Julie Chung.

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