China will support Syria in its economic development and fight against Covid-19 with the final goal of becoming a key actor in the Middle East, link the Arab Republic of Syria with the Belt and Road Initiative and get access to the Syrian raw minerals.
The recent EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment can mark the beginning of a new phase for Brussels-Washington relations, cause consequences on the geopolitical Eurasian chessboard, and give birth to the renewed French-German leadership/confrontation in Europe.
Albeit in 2020 Kyrgyzstan experienced a contraction of foreign direct investments due to Covid-19 this post-Soviet republic might become an interesting market for foreign investors who aim at penetrating the Central Asian market which plays a significant role in the geopolitical Eurasian chessboard.
The White House is expanding trade partnership and investments in Kazakhstan according to the new US Strategy in Central Asia which aspires to improve independence, sovereignty, and territorial integrity in the so-called Stan Countries and strengthen Washington's presence in one of the most strategic regions in the world.
The European Parliament approved the EU - Vietnam free trade agreement as a sign of Brussels' major involvement in the ASEAN market. This trade agreement demonstrates that Brussels is building its way to becoming one of the main geopolitical actors in the ASEAN.
The People's Republic of China is the main investor in the Central Asian republic of Tajikistan. In fact, since 2013 when Beijing launched the Belt and Road Initiative, China has invested significant financial founds in Central Asia with the aim of modernizing regional infrastructure and stabilizing this strategic area