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Hunting for a Chinese winner Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

In the second part of his profile of CITIC Envirotech, GWI’s Willy Yeo takes a look at the company’s backers, and its financial performance.

Chinese membrane companies conquer new frontiers Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

In response to the evolving stringent environmental standards, the domestic membrane power of China is rising, creating more intense competition with foreign companies. How are they adapting to the opportunities on offer?

The end of cheap money Vol 19, Issue 4 (April 2018)

Christopher Gasson looks at how China sets the world price of water.

Chinese industrial park users weigh up their options for wastewater treatment Vol 19, Issue 4 (April 2018)

Over half of China’s industrial parks rely on municipal WWTPs to treat their wastewater flows. Industries will increasingly be required to install their own effluent treatment facilities in order to meet higher discharge standards.

Making it CITIC Vol 19, Issue 4 (April 2018)

Willy Yeo reveals his new favourite Chinese water company.

A recipe for Chinese success Vol 19, Issue 3 (March 2018)

Attracting the right partner is crucial to navigating China’s political minefield, but not everyone has what it takes, explains Willy Yeo.

Expanding R&D to meet China’s needs Vol 19, Issue 3 (March 2018)

Amid a backdrop of unprecedented levels of attention towards China’s environmental problems, China Everbright Water has ramped up the scope of its technology development. GWI talks to the project developer’s technical director to find out the rewards being reaped.

Metiting Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

  • Just four major foreign investors remain in the Chinese water infrastructure space, following the surprise news that UAE-based project developer Metito has...
  • Metito is not short of opportunities in more welcoming markets. This month it was awarded a SAR220 million ($59 million) contract to build...

Happy New Gear! Vol 19, Issue 1 (January 2018)

In the face of China’s growing influence across Asia, GWI’s Willy Yeo looks at the challenges and opportunities its neighbours face.

CONSUMER PROTECTION Vol 18, Issue 12 (December 2017)

  • The UK’s Ofwat has proposed a 2.4% weighted average cost of capital for the next asset management period (2020-2025). It is 1.3% lower than...
  • Chile’s presidential election is turning out to be an important one for its investor-owned water companies. Centre-left candidate Alejandro Guillier wants to...
  • Abengoa’s Nungua desalination project is in deep difficulty, with off-taker Ghana Water struggling to meet the payments under a dollar-denominated take-or-pay contract. The price Ghana Water pays for the desalted water is...
  • Metito has finally closed the $60.8 million financing of its Rwanda bulk water supply project, after two and a half years of negotiation. It wasn’t helped by the arrest of...
  • Shares in Tallinna Vesi fell by 20% this month after Estonia’s supreme court ruled that it had to change its tariff structure. The company, which was once considered...