30 July 2018
A report by Vidya Sagar Reddy, Associate Fellow with the Observer Research Foundation's Nuclear and Space Policy Initiative, gathers information on the key elements of China's contracts with international customers to provide a broad perspective on the developments so far. It makes an assessment of the rationale for acquiring satellites, the scope of their use, as well as the problems that have subsequently arisen. The relation between satellite contracts and China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is also examined.
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