China's One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative launched in 2013 as an economic strategy to improve trade connections through a series of massive infrastructure projects. Belt and Road now touches two thirds of the world's population and a third of the global economy. 

It has not been without its fair share of controversy though and in recent years strained geopolitics have hampered its progress. But could a post pandemic world with a greater emphasis on regionalisation - as witnessed by the recent signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) - give Belt and Road a new lease of life and fresh direction?

Paras Anand, Chief Investment Officer for Asia Pacific, talks to portfolio managers Lynda Zhou and Alex Duffy, and sovereign credit analyst Nathan Sribalasundaram. With additional contributions from portfolio manager Sumant Wahi and Shanghai-based analyst Alex Dong.

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Investor's Guide to China #7

Paras Anand

Paras Anand

Chief Investment Officer, Asia Pacific

Lynda Zhou

Lynda Zhou

Alex Duffy

Alex Duffy

Portfolio Manager

Nathan Sribalasundaram

Nathan Sribalasundaram

Sumant Wahi

Sumant Wahi

Analyst and Portfolio Manager

Sebastian Morton-Clark

Sebastian Morton-Clark

Producer

Alex Dong

Alex Dong

Research Associate