Special Reports

Bucking the trend: South American soy and beef soar in times of coronavirus

As coronavirus hits South America's people and economies, soy and beef sales to China remain remarkably robust. This collection uncovers lesser-known aspects of the trade and examines efforts to improve traceabilty and sustainability.

Bucking the trend: South American soy and beef soar in times of coronavirus

Tracking China's soy and beef imprints on South America

From Amazon fires to the impacts of the trade war, this special selection of articles examines the problems of expanding soy and beef in South America and ways the trade with China can become more sustainable

Tracking China's soy and beef imprints on South America

China & Colombia; building the peace?

After decades of conflict, will China’s investments foster sustainable development following the peace deal with the FARC?​

China & Colombia; building the peace?

New perspectives on the new BRICS bank

The New Development Bank is emerging as an alternative source of infrastructure finance. In advance of the 9th BRICS Summit from September 3-5, our latest report​ ​examines the opportunities​ ​raised by the NDB, but also the risks to sustainability standards.

New perspectives on the new BRICS bank

Can Brazil replicate China's successful solar industry?

This special report examines Brazil and China’s solar sectors, including the history and policy choices that have left Brazil with no significant national solar industry.

Can Brazil replicate China's successful solar industry?