Chinese loans hike risk of debt distress in Central Asia

bne IntelliNews March 5, 2018

Loans taken out under One Belt One Road initiative will force up debt levels in vulnerable countries, says Center for Global Development.

EBRD posts another record lending year after boycotting Russia, spreading wings

bne IntelliNews January 18, 2018

Turkey, Egypt, Ukraine and Poland make up the top four investment destinations for the development bank, expected to post strong 2017 profits despite taking a hit from currency depreciations.

Mongolian Copper Corporation battles decision to nationalise stake in Erdenet mine

Kanat Shaku in Almaty January 10, 2018

Mining company chief warns the move will make foreign investors wary of entering Mongolia.

IIB to advise Mongolia on how to tackle money laundering

Robert Anderson in Bratislava December 7, 2017

Under the MoU, the Mongolian legal and regulatory framework will be reviewed in respect of the recommendations the country has received for combatting money laundering and financing of terrorism, and then suggestions for improvements will be made.

CEO of Mongolia’s SouthGobi coal producer arrested in Chinese loan fraud investigation

bne IntelliNews November 21, 2017

Company’s share price on Hong Kong index at lowest level in a year as it initiates internal investigation.