From infrastructure to green development, China’s project to connect the world has generated nearly $1 trillion in investment, established more than 3,000 cooperation projects, created 420,000 jobs, and helped lift nearly 40 million people out of poverty.
Building on its past accomplishments China has laid out an action plan for Belt and Road Initiative’s next decade focusing on such key areas as infrastructure connectivity, unimpeded trade, and cooperation in new fields such as health, green development and technology innovation.
To discuss BRI’s next decade, our guests are:
- Jorge Heine served as the Chilean Ambassador to China. He’s currently a Research Professor at Boston University’s School of Global Studies.
- Emmanuel Matambo is a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Johannesburg’s Center for Africa-China Studies.
- Dragana Mitrovic is a Political Economy and China Studies Professor at the University of Belgrade.
- Andy Mok serves as a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for China and Globalization in Beijing.
More than half of a total of 369 cooperation initiatives reached at the third Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) have started to be implemented now https://t.co/1TLXVU2nmb pic.twitter.com/Ta1QShcyeI
— China Xinhua News (@XHNews) December 14, 2023
#Malaysia's East Coast Rail Link project is a landmark project of the cooperation under the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (#BRI) and it is hoped the practical cooperation between China and Malaysia will continue to deepen, China's Foreign Ministry said.… pic.twitter.com/KL0ezp9yy9
— Global Times (@globaltimesnews) December 14, 2023