Belt and Road Initiative

2017-05-19 20:30 GMT+8

The Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone), a world-class free zone and trade hub along the banks of the newly expanded canal, is now regarded as a great connection to China's Belt and Road Initiative. 

2018-01-24 11:29 GMT+8

Jushi Egypt For Fiberglass Industry S.A.E (Jushi Egypt), located in the China-Egypt Suez Economic and Trade Cooperation Zone, has been regarded as one of the most successful examples of industrial cooperation between the two countries.

2018-01-24 12:49 GMT+8

Editor’s note: The island nation of Cyprus is located at the junction of three continents: Europe, Asia and Africa. China has proposed the Belt and Road Initiative, aiming to build trade and infrastructure networks connecting these continents. With the help of the initiative, trade and cooperation between Cyprus and China has steadily developed through the years.

2018-01-22 14:31 GMT+8

Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev hailed the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative as a great idea in an exclusive interview with CGTN recently, saying that the initiative has contributed a lot to his country and enterprises along the Silk Road Economic Belt.

2018-02-20 19:52 GMT+8

Australia, the United States, India and Japan are talking about establishing a joint regional infrastructure scheme as an alternative to China's multibillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative in an attempt to counter Beijing's spreading influence, the Australian Financial Review reported on Monday, citing a senior US official.

2018-02-19 10:22 GMT+8

At the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos last month, one of the biggest presences was that of female leaders. Among them was Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala who served two terms as the finance minister of Nigeria and was previously the managing director of the World Bank.

2018-02-09 11:49 GMT+8

After their second visit to China – a two-day working trip from February 7 to 8 – Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima traveled to South Korea to attend the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Accompanied by Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Halbe Zijlstra, they met with Premier Li Keqiang and had dinner with President Xi Jinping and his wife while in Beijing. In October 2015, the Dutch royals first visited China on the heels of Xi’s 2014 visit to the Netherlands, his first to a European country after taking office.

2018-02-08 21:35 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with visiting Dutch King Willem-Alexander on Wednesday in Beijing. 

2018-02-07 19:27 GMT+8

Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor vowed to integrate into the national development strategy on the basis of the one country, two systems principle and make new contributions to the Belt and Road Initiative.  

2018-02-03 20:58 GMT+8

As British Prime Minister Theresa May continues her official visit to China, academics and high-profile politicians are debating the implications of the Belt and Road Initiative at the University of Cambridge.

2018-02-02 10:57 GMT+8

 State-owned China Development Bank will make available up to 10 billion yuan or 1.59 billion US dollars to Standard Chartered to fund projects in countries along China’s Belt and Road infrastructure route, StanChart said on Thursday.

2018-02-01 22:27 GMT+8

British Prime Minister Theresa May began her first official visit to China on Wednesday, which is scheduled to last for three days. During the visit, May is expected to discuss the blueprint of the relations between China and the UK. The cooperation between the two countries is imperative whether in the past or in the future.

2018-01-31 22:26 GMT+8

Britain believes the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has great potential and sees itself as a natural partner in the plan’s development, the European country’s top envoy to China said on Monday.

2018-01-29 15:25 GMT+8

The Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Monday that Japan's positive attitude recently shown toward China's Belt and Road Initiative will not only benefit the two countries, but also the China-Japan relationship.

2018-01-29 21:38 GMT+8

China’s Belt and Road Initiative has risen to the spotlight since it was announced by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013. Within the African continent, two Belt and Road (BnR) projects have received much attention: the Addis Ababa-Djibouti railway and the Nairobi-Mombasa railway. Moving forward there is great potential for China to benefit from the African continents’ continued interest in the Belt and Road Initiative. 

2018-01-26 17:52 GMT+8

Editor’s note: Egypt has been a commercial and trade hub since ancient times. Now with the advancement of the Belt and Road Initiative, a Chinese mobile Internet company has seen great opportunities and is making its history in the country. Developed by Beijing-based Asia Innovations Group, Uplive is now the leading live streaming platform in Egypt. And the Chinese application is bringing Asia's live-streaming frenzy to Egypt, while building a bridge for cross-cultural communication.

2018-01-26 15:36 GMT+8

The tourism potential of an island nation in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea knows no bounds and the tourism sector in Cyprus has expanded by about a fifth over the past 12 months.

2018-01-24 15:18 GMT+8

China invited Latin American and Caribbean countries to join its Belt and Road Initiative on Monday, as part of an agreement to deepen economic and political cooperation in the region.

2018-01-22 22:25 GMT+8

‍China's Belt and Road Initiative has been a topic of much discussion among over 200 British and Chinese business leaders who attended the UK-China Economic and Trade Forum in London Thursday.

2018-01-20 11:36 GMT+8

‍By Joseph Catanzaro

2018-01-11 14:38 GMT+8

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is an ambitious strategy initiated by China and will be implemented in regions with the greatest development potential. BRI countries account for 30 percent of global GDP but their economic growth is only 2.7 percent higher than the global average. The strategy is intended to directly benefit 62 percent of the world's population.

2017-12-28 16:25 GMT+8

China's top economic planner said Friday that 86 countries and international organizations have signed 100 cooperation agreements with China under the Belt and Road Initiative.

2017-12-23 08:06 GMT+8

The construction work has begun on Thailand’s first high-speed railway – the Thailand-China high-speed railway. It is also the country’s biggest Belt and Road project, marking the dawn of a new era in Thai rail travel.

2017-12-21 19:57 GMT+8

The Belt and Road Initiative is open and inclusive, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Wednesday, in response to US criticism of the scheme.

2017-12-20 22:39 GMT+8

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi called on Italy to add fresh vitality to its role as a crucial hub on the new Silk Road during talks with his Italian counterpart Angelino Alfano in Beijing on Monday. 

2017-12-19 10:58 GMT+8

Former British prime minister David Cameron will lead a 750 million pounds (one billion US dollars) investment fund linking the UK with China’s Belt and Road Initiative, in his first major role since resigning as PM in 2016.

2017-12-18 11:02 GMT+8

Britain is keen to get on board China's Belt and Road global infrastructure and development initiative, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Friday at the start of a trip to Beijing.

2017-12-15 19:51 GMT+8