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China-Global South in 2023: Our Views on What to Expect

Eric Olander, Editor in Chief

China’s efforts to build a parallel international order are going to accelerate in 2023. Led by a new foreign policy team that will assume office in March, Xi Jinping’s new Global Development Initiative will take shape, the BRICS group is going to expand, and the AIIB is going to significantly boost lending beyond Asia.

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