China's Belt and Road Initiative has been slowing for several years, but will the Covid-19 pandemic create further delays or give renewed vigour to the project?
The hybrid events model is not new, but the pandemic has prompted event organisers to reconsider opportunities, trends and value in this marriage of the physical and digital. Nowhere are the possibilities more evident than in Singapore.
Singapore Exhibition & Convention Bureau
US infrastructure has been badly hit by the Covid-19 outbreak, but there are hopes that the post-pandemic environment will see a refreshed approach to public-private partnership (PPP) projects.
The political and social instability in Hong Kong has seen its investors increasingly eyeing opportunities in Europe.
While FDI screening initiatives are being ramped up during the Covid-19 outbreak, there is a feeling among institutional investors that this will target state-owned Chinese companies, leaving less competition for them.
While the Covid-19 pandemic is locking down many countries, opportunities are arising to complete infrastructure projects on empty roads and streets, while governments are being given a stark lesson on the importance of their digital frameworks.