Panellists at the Belt and Road Summit in Hong Kong addressed the risks associated with China’s landmark initiative, sounding the alarm over opportunistic behaviour, unsustainable debt and ignoring ESG factors.
Right now, the 'One Belt One Road' initiative is mostly benefitting Chinese investors. Whether it will seed a bigger boom, capable of attracting a substantial amount of non-Chinese private capital is an open question. Nia Tam investigates.
CGN Private Equity is getting 20%-plus returns from operating renewable assets, but CEO Raymond Fung warns there’s only a five-to-seven-year window before these assets get commoditised and Chinese capital catches on to the opportunity.