In the coming fifteen years, Namibia wants to invest billions in modernizing its economy. The Port of Walvis Bay on Namibia's Atlantic coast will play an important role in that ambitious plan that will also have repercussions on neighboring states.
Sri Lanka has signed a long-delayed billion-dollar deal that allows a Chinese state-owned firm to take over a loss-making port. The move worries many China-watchers, including India, Japan and the US.
SPD leader Martin Schulz has called for Germany to use its budget surplus for domestic and EU-wide investment. The pitch is an attempt to revive the SPD's chances against Chancellor Merkel in September's election.
The southwestern state of Baden-Württemberg, well-known for its car industry, is the backbone of the German economy. Is it ready for the future? Nina Haase and Sumi Somaskanda went to find out.
China has been a major investor in Europe over the past decade, pumping money to buy a number of strategic and high-tech assets. But Chinese investments have caused both exultation and trepidation.
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