Key words: private security company, Chinese investments, private security sector, PSC, PMSC
Abstract: the brief maps challenges of local private security industry development identifying vulnerabilities in its legal environment and risk exposures. It allows to identify Chinese PSCs in the industry – assess their positioning, current operational capabilities and produce preventive recommendations for state authorities reflecting current security challenges and public interest.
Key words: cement industry, Chinese investments, climate change, food security, Ferghana Valley, Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, corrosive capital
Abstract: The research explores Chinese engagement in cement plant projects in the Kyrgyz part of Ferghana Valley that is traditionally called as the breadbasket of the Central Asia. It identifies alarming corrosive capital symptoms of national and transnational character.