Quantifying the growing relations between China and the Middle-East By the ChinaMed Project

The ChinaMed INDEX quantifies China’s interest in : economic, military and diplomatic cooperation with a given country from a combination of various data sources.‍Examples: The level of interest in developing diplomatic cooperation is measured by taking into consideration the number of visits of members of the Political Bureau of the Chinese Communist Party’s Central Committee […]

INTERACTIVE MAP by AidData – Mapping China’s Global Development Footprint

This dataset created by AidData, a research lab at William & Mary‘s Global Research Institute, geolocates Chinese Government-financed projects that were implemented between 2000-2014. It captures 3,485 projects worth $273.6 billion in total official financing. The dataset includes both Chinese aid and non-concessional official financing. They have found that: Chinese development projects in general, and Chinese transportation projects in particular, reduce economic inequality within and between […]


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