Central Asia | Russia to join China-led Asian bank; Beijing opens door to Taiwan membership: SCMP

Russia to join China-led Asian bank; Beijing opens door to Taiwan membership: SCMP

March 29, 2015 11:03 AM (UTC+8)

 

Russia, Australia and Holland yesterday said they would apply to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, while Beijing also appeared to open the door to Taiwanese membership, days before Tuesday’s deadline for founding members, according to a story in Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post.

Some 30 countries had now been formally accepted as founding members with even more under consideration and applications still coming in, China’s finance ministry said. Read more

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