BRI News

November

Spotlight: Belt and Road Initiative paves way for cooperation between China, Pacific island countries
Source: Xinhua | Published on 2018-11-19


No sea of debt for PHL in China Belt and Road
Source: Business Mirror | Published on 2018-11-19


Tonga Latst to Join China’s Belt and Road
Source: Voices of America | Published on 2018-11-18


China, Brunei to enhance ties under Belt and Road Initiative
Source: Global Times | Published on 2018-11-18


China’s Belt and Road hits problems but is still popular
Source: Financial Times | Published on 2018-11-16


Chinese private investment in belt and road projects may be losing steam
Source: South China Morning Post | Published on 2018-11-15


China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI): A sustainable partnership for Sri Lanka?
Source: Daily FT | Published on 2018-11-14


Barry Eichengreen: The Belt and Road in the Mirror of the Marshall Plan
Source: Caixin | Published on 2018-11-13


Baku is one of main hubs along Belt and Road Initiative
Source: Azernews | Published on 2018-11-13


Belt and Road rethink in Southeast Asia: Will India change its mind?
Source: Times now News | Published on 2018-11-12


China, Fiji ink MoU on Belt and Road Initiative cooperation
Source: Xinhua | Published on 2018-11-12


Victoria bows to pressure to release Belt and Road deal with China
Source: The Guardian| Published on 2018-11-11


The Belt and Road in Victoria: No Big Deal
Source: The Diplomat | Published on 2018-11-10


Railways Put China on a Belt and Road to Nowhere
Source: Bloomberg | Published on 2018-11-06


The costs and benefits of China’s Belt and Road Initiative
Source: Asian Correspondent | Published on 2018-11-05


Full text of China-Pakistan joint statement
Source: Xinhua | Published on 2018-11-04


China promises more economic aid for Pakistan, but won’t yet commit to specific pledges
Source: South China Morning Post | Published on 2018-11-03


China’s Expo attracts 1,000 firms from Belt and Road countries
Source: The Medi Telegraph| Published on 2018-11-03


View: Who should be afraid of the Belt and Road? China
Source: India Times | Published on 2018-11-02

October

Chinese Debt Trap Will Trigger Trade Colonialism For Small And Weaker Nations In Belt And Road Initiative: What Does it Presage?
Source: Eurasiareview | Published on 2018-10-30


Botched Chinese railway project in Africa is a warning to belt and road investors
Source: South China Morning Post | Published on 2018-10-29


Japan joins to shape China’s Belt and Road
Source: East Asia Forum | Published on 2018-10-28


Pakistan – IMF coult either kill CPEC or help build it right
Source: Forbes | Published on 2018-10-28


Is the Crown Jewel of the Belt and Road Losing Its Shine?
Source: The Diplomat | Published on 2018-10-24


Dollar Constraints May Lead to More Multilateral Approach for China’s Belt and Road
Source: Chatham House | Published on 2018-10-23


Trump strikes a blow in US-China struggle with build act to contain Xi’s Belt and Road
Source: South China Morning Post | Published on 2018-10-20


Europe’s Emerging Approach to China’s Belt and Road Initiative
Source: Carnegie | Published on 2018-10-19


Urumqi Airport: fast growing Central Asian hub, but no BRI benefit yet
Source: Centre for Aviation | Published on 2018-10-16


The corridor of power
Source: Lovy Institute | Published on 2018-10-16


Belt and Road forum gathers experts from around the world
Source: Shine | Published on 2018-10-16


Caution, Cancellations, Protests as Concerns Grow on China’s Belt and Road
Source: Voice of America | Published on 2018-10-15


To solve China’s Belt and Road financing problem, Hong Kong looks to infrastructure loan-backed securities
Source: South China Morning Post | Published on 2018-10-15


China will take care of Belt and Road debt issues, says vice-minister
Source: GBTimes | Published on 2018-10-15


Global Warming and its Impact on the Belt and Road
Source: Silk Road Briefing | Published on 2018-10-11


Corruption and the New Silk Road
Source: China US Focus | Published on 2018-10-11


France Sounds Cautious Note on China’s Belt and Road Initiative
Source: Bloomberg | Published on 2018-10-11


Belt and Road is globalisation with Chinese characteristics
Source: Financial Times | Published on 2018-10-02


Enter the Dragon: China’s Belt and Road Rising in the Middle East
Source: Hoover Institution | Published on 2018-10-02


Pakistan rethinks Chinese Silk Road projects
Source: Daily Sabah | Published on 2018-10-01


Pakistan cuts Chinese Silk Road rail project by $2-bn due to debt concerns
Source: The Economic Times | Published on 2018-10-01


Hong Kong peace college to open Belt & Road centre, allying itself with the Chinese Communist Party
Source: Hong Kong Free Press | Published on 2018-10-01


China’s Belt and Road Initiative and Indonesia’s financial security
Source: The Jakarta Post | Published on 2018-10-01


Could a Digital Silk Road solve the Belt and Road’s sustainability problem?
Source: The European Sting | Published on 2018-10-01

September

Shared growth and collaboration over the five-years on the Belt and Road: is China building a better world?
Source: Ernst & Young | Published on 2018-09


Pakistan Makes the Case for Belt and Road at United Nations
Source: Eurasia Future | Published on 2018-09-30


Five years into China’s BRI, the EU needs a clearer vision for a stable and secure Eurasia going forwards
Source: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung| Published on 2018-09-29


Needed for China’s Belt and Road: a Roadmap
Source: Bloomberg | Published on 2018-09-28


EU Position Paper on Europe – Asia Connectivity Doesn’t Mention China’s Belt and Road Initiative
Source: Silk Road Briefing | Published on 2018-09-25


China, Suriname vow to deepen cooperation under BRI framework
Source: Xinhua | Published on 2018-09-25


Is China going green by dumping brown on its BRI partners?
Source: East Asia Forum | Published on 2018-09-25


Meet the 8 Chinese Judges who’ll sit on Belt and Road Cases
Source: South China Morning Post | Published on 2018-09-25


One year on, China-Singapore rail-sea route draws “Belt” and “Road” closer
Source: Ecns | Published on 2018-09-25


More Belt and Road Backlash
Source: The Wall Street Journal | Published on 2018-09-24


Middle Eastern Black Swans Dot China’s Belt and Road – Analysis
Source: Eurasia Review | Published on 2018-09-23


Europe unveils its answer to China’s Belt and Road plan
Source: Financial Times | Published on 2018-09-20


Could a Digital Silk Road solve the Belt and Road’s sustainability problem?
Source: World Economic Forum | Published on 2018-09-19


Europe’s Answer to China’s Belt and Road
Source: The Diplomat | Published on 2018-09-19


The BRI in Pakistan: China’s flagship economic corridor
Source: Merics | Published on 2018-09-18


Interview: Belt and Road Initiative, grand vision for opening up, connecting world: Bangladeshi expert
Source: Xinhua | Published on 2018-09-18


Is China’s Belt and Road Initiative a debt trap?
Source: Financial Express | Published on 2018-09-18


Belt and Road: Is IL&FS victim of our desperation for infrastructure 
Source: Economic Times| Published on 2018-09-17


China’s Belt and Roller Coaster
Source: Center for Strategic & International Studies| Published on 2018-09-14


Poplar trees get new status under BRI
Source: China Daily| Published on 2018-09-14


Pakistan Pushes China to Realign Goals in Its Belt-and-Road Initiative
Source: The Wall Street Journal| Published on 2018-09-12


Belt and Road Initiative in five years 
Source: Telegraph| Published on 2018-09-11


Belt and Road projects direct Chinese investment to all corners of the globe. What are the local impacts?
Source: The Washington Post| Published on 2018-09-11


China’s belt and road project can’t cover Asia’s infrastructure needs by itself, never mind the world’s
Source: South China Morning Post| Published on 2018-09-11


The Belt and Road Initiative: A Bellwether of China’s Role in Global Governance
Source: Carnegie-Tsinghua| Published on 2018-09-10


Pakistan official’s criticism of China’s ‘Silk Road’ projects raises worries Source: Reuters| Published on 2018-09-10


China, Pakistan can resolve investment problems, but ‘belt and road’ concerns should not be ignored, experts say
Source: South China Morning Post| Published on 2018-09-10


Pakistan rethinks its role in Xi’s Belt and Road plan
Source: Financial Times| Published on 2018-09-10


Facing a trade war and bumps along the belt and road, China may have to revisit the cost of its grand plan
Source: South China Morning Post| Published on 2018-09-10


Beijing insists its generosity over Belt and Road is genuine
Source: Nikkei Asian Review| Published on 2018-09-09


Chinese government’s top diplomat says Beijing not saddling Pakistan with debt Source: Reuters| Published on 2018-09-08


China Debates the Belt and Road
Source: The Diplomat| Published on 2018-09-08


China ripped off an iconic Coke ad for its Belt and Road theme song
Source: Quartz| Published on 2018-09-07


China’s Belt and Road at age 5
Source: Japan Times| Published on 2018-09-05


China’s Belt and Road Is Full of Holes
Source: Center for Strategic & International Studies| Published on 2018-09-04


China’s Belt and Road Initiative Opens Up Unprecedented Opportunities Source: Forbes| Published on 2018-09-04


Rethinking Belt-and-Road debt
Source: Business Times| Published on 2018-09-04


China’s Belt and Road Ambitions
Source: Bloomberg| Published on 2018-09-03


BRI and the Promise of Cooperation
Source: Brink Asia| Published on 2018-09-03


Backlash builds against China as Belt and Road ties fray
Source: Nikkei Asian Review| Published on 2018-09-02


August

China to Use Africa Forum to Defend Belt and Road Initiative
Source: Voice of America| Published on 2018-08-31


Can Myanmar Afford China’s Belt and Road?
Source: The Diplomat| Published on 2018-08-29


Belt and Road Initiative offers opportunities for cooperation: Peruvian officials, scholars
Source: Xinhua| Published on 2018-08-19


Turkey Crisis rattles Asian nations with rising Belt and Road debts
Source: Nikkei Asian Review| Published on 2018-08-19


China’s Belt and Road Has That Soviet Feeling: Weekend Edition Source: Bloomberg| Published on 2018-08-18


Along the New Silk Road – Piraeus: China’s Gateway into Europe Source: Geographical| Published on 2018-08-17


Chinese-Funded Port Gives Myanmar a Sinking Feeling Source: The Wall Street Journal| Published on 2018-08-15


Why Central Asia Is Betting on China’s Belt and Road Source: The Diplomat| Published on 2018-08-13


Soviet Collapse Echoes in China’s Belt and Road Source: Bloomberg| Published on 2018-08-12


China’s Belt and Road is conduit for polluting investments Source: Financial Times| Published on 2018-08-09


BRI Investment in Cambodian Infrastructure Set to Top US$2 Billion Source: HKTDC| Published on 2018-08-09


Russian Media Is Harshly Critical of China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ Projects in Eurasia Source: Epoch Times| Published on 2018-08-08


‘Five years ago there was nothing’: inside Duqm, the City rising from the sand Source: The Guardian| Published on 2018-08-06


Chinese Handling of Kazahks a Bump in Belt and Road Source: South China Morning Post| Published on 2018-08-04


China’s EximBank’s Belt and Road loans up 37 pct in H1  Source: Reuters| Published on 2018-08-04


China’s Empire of Money Is Reshaping Global Trade Source: Bloomberg| Published on 2018-08-02


China’s Belt and Road Initiative is Changing the World Source: JDSupra| Published on 2018-08-02


Belt and Road Initiative’s problems are all relative Source: Financial Times| Published on 2018-08-02


For Asian firms wanting to get in on the action, China’s belt and road is not only about trade and infrastructure Source: South China Morning Post| Published on 2018-08-02

July

Is Australia warming up to Belt and Road? Source: Global Times| Published on 2018-07-31


China’s Belt and Road Makes Inroads in Africa Source: The Diplomat| Published on 2018-07-31


US competes with China’s ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ with US$113 million Asian investment programme Source: South China Morning Post| Published on 2018-07-30


Follow the New Silk Road Source: The Guardian| Published on 2018-07-30


What is China’s Belt and Road Initiative Source: The Guardian| Published on 2018-07-30


China invests in 42 overseas ports under Belt and Road project Source: GBTimes| Published on 2018-07-27


All Rise? Belt and Road Court is in Session Source: Center for Strategic and International Studies| Published on 2018-07-26


China’s belt-and-road plans are to be welcomed – and worried about Source: The Economist| Published on 2018-07-26


Goodbye, China Deleveraging. Onward Belt and Road? Source: Bloomberg| Published on 2018-07-25


Japan set for first Belt and Road initiative project with China Source: gbtimes| Published on 2018-07-24


China’s Top Three Belt and Road Initiatives Source: Port Technology| Published on 2018-07-24


China’s Belt and Road stirs up local anxieties Source: Nikkei Asian Review| Published on 2018-07-24


Belt and Road, or dept trap? Source: Financial Times| Published on 2018-07-24


Bulk of Chinese financing goes to three CPEC projects Source: Tribune| Published on 2018-07-24


China creating second largest marine corps to secure Belt and Road Interests Source: Next Big Future| Published on 2018-07-23


Interview: Rwandan president says Rwanda-China ties stronger, Belt and Road Initiative promotes world development  Source: Xinhua| Published on 2018-07-23


China, Senegal sign Belt and Road cooperation document Source: Global Times| Published on 2018-07-22


Silk Road Fund exchange with DEWA executed agreements of CSP projects Source: Belt and Road Portal| Published on 2018-07-22


UAE’s Dubai Int’l Financial Centre signs MoU with China Everbright Group Source: Ecns.cn | Published on 2018-07-22


Xi Jinping signs up Senegal for belt and road plan, pledges closer Africa ties Source: South China Morning Post | Published on 2018-07-22


Germany’s Commerzbank partners with ICBC to support B&R projects Source: Xinhua | Published on 2018-07-20


Foreign banks seek to add value to China’s Belt and Road Initiative Source: Xinhua | Published on 2018-07-20


Africa’s largest trading bloc hails Belt and Road Initiative Source: Xinhua | Published on 2018-07-19


Environmentalists are raising concerns over China’s Belt and Road Initative Source: Pacific Standard | Published on 2018-07-19


China’s ODI in Belt and Road countries rose 12% during H1 Source: Xinhua | Published on 2018-07-18


Xi begins Mideast, Africa visits to help spread value of B&R initiative: expert Source: Global Times | Published on 2018-07-18


B&R can help UAE upgrade into a regional hub for Chinese visitors, businesses Source: Global Times | Published on 2018-07-17


China to aid Libyan reconstruction via Belt and Road Source: Global Times | Published on 2018-07-17


Japan companies board the Belt and Road train Source: Nikkei Asian Review | Published on 2018-07-16


E-commerce companies see opportunity in expanding along ‘Belt and Road’ Source: Global Times | Published on 2018-07-16


Why a private US military firm is of value to China’s belt and road mission Source: South China Morning Post | Published on 2018-07-15


Far from a ‘dept trap’, China’s belt and road allows countries like Myanmar to leapfrog poverty Source: South China Morning Post | Published on 2018-07-13


Fear and loathing on the New Silk Road: Chinese security in Afghanistan and beyond Source: European Council on Foreign Relations | Published on 2018-07-12


American companies and Chinese Belt and Road in Africa Source: Brookings | Published on 2018-07-11


China’s Belt and Road lands in Latin America Source: Chinadialogue | Published on 2018-07-11


Belt and Road reality check: How to assess China’s investment in Eastern Europe Source: Merics | Published on 2018-07-10


Challenges on China’s belt and road are real and many, and they point to a role for Hong Kong Source: South China Morning Post | Published on 2018-07-05


Managing Risk to Build a Better Belt and Road Source: Chatham House | Published on 2018-07-05


China’s Belt and Road: Exporting Evangelism? Source: The Diplomat | Published on 2018-07-04


Insurance, asset management prospects with Belt and Road Source: Business Times | Published on 2018-07-04


Hong Kong seeks bigger role in BRI Source: Chinadialogue | Published on 2018-07-03


Don’t get too excited about the Mexican Silk Road Source: Eurasia Future | Published on 2018-07-03


China to fund legal cooperation programme under Belt and Road initiative Source: gbtimes | Published on 2018-07-03


Guns and Debt On The Belt and Road Source: supchina | Published on 2018-07-03


China’s massive ‘Belt and Road’ spending spree has caused concern around the world, and now it’s China’s turn to worry Source: Business Insider | Published on 2018-07-03


Hong Kong’s ICAC chief warns of corruption in Belt and Road countries Source: South China Morning Post | Published on 2018-07-03


Hong Kong seeks bigger role in BRI Source: Chinadialogue | Published on 2018-07-03


Belt and Router: China Aims for Tighter Internet Controls with Digital Silk Road
Source: Council on Foreign Relations| Published on 2018-07-02


Forum on the Belt and Road Legal Cooperation Opens in Beijing
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs | Published on 2018-07-02

June

Turkey sees a sudden spike in Chinese investments through ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ Source: Daily Sabah | Published on 2018-06-30


China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Opportunities and Risks Source: Crisis Group | Published on 2018-06-29


Interest in belt and road projects remains huge, but investors demand better risk management Source: South China Morning Post | Published on 2018-06-28


Will two Chinese dams in Nepal affect the Belt and Road Initiative? Source: Chinadialogue | Published on 2018-06-28


The Belt and Road Bubble Is Starting to Burst Source: Foreign Policy | Published on 2018-06-27


China to set up new courts to solve B&R disputes Source: Global Times | Published on 2018-06-27


Responding to China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Two steps for a European strategy Source: Merics| Published on 2018-06-26


Alignment of BRI and Thailand 4.0 Triggers Bumper China Investment Source: HKTDC | Published on 2018-06-26


Chinese inroads in Panama: Transport hubs and BRI in the Americas Source: Global Americans | Published on 2018-06-26


China’s Belt and Road Initiative paved with risk and red herrings Source: EastAsiaForum | Published on 2018-06-26


Belt and Road Intl Economic and Trade Cooperation Conference held in Changchun Source: China Daily | Published on 2018-06-26


How China’s Belt and Road Initiative can get a green push from the Asian Infrastructure Development Bank Source: South China Morning Post | Published on 2018-06-25


The Blocs building China’s Belt and Road Source: American Journal of Transportation | Published on 2018-06-25


How China Got Sri Lanka to Cough Up a Port Source: The New York Times | Published on 2018-06-25


France seeks leverage in Belt & Road initiative  Source: Global Times | Published on 2018-06-25


Hong Kong to hold 3rd Belt and Road forum Source: China Daily | Published on 2018-06-25


Malaysian backlash tests China’s Belt and Road ambitions Source: Financial Times | Published on 2018-06-24


Belt, Road enhances regional benefit of Beijing-Bangkok ties Source: China Daily | Published on 2018-06-23


Wall Street elite bullish about prospects of China’s Belt and Road Initiative Source: China Daily | Published on 2018-06-22


China, Papua New Guinea boost Belt and Road cooperation Source: China Daily | Published on 2018-06-22


BRI-Backed Refinery Set for Pivotal Role in Rebooted Brunei Economy Source: HKTDC | Published on 2018-06-19


In Southeast Asia, Belt and Road Attracts Takers, But Skepticism is Rising Source: Council on Foreign Relations | Published on 2018-06-15



UN symposium highlights Belt & Road, sustainable development Source: Silk Road Chamber of International Commerce | Published on 2018-06-14


BRI-Backed Nuclear Showcase Set to End Pakistan’s Power Shortfall Source: HKTDC | Published on 2018-06-12


New insights into China’s Maritime Silk Road Source: Hellenic Shipping News | Published on 2018-06-12


TEN-T should be revised looking at the Belt and Road Initiative Source: RailFreight.com | Published on 2018-06-11


B&R Initiative key to SCO countries Source: Xinhua | Published on 2018-06-09


Embracing the BRI ecosystem in 2018: Navigating pitfalls and seizing opportunities Source: HKTDC | Published on 2018-06-08


What Is China’s Objective With the 2018 16+1 Summit? Source: The Diplomat | Published on 2018-06-08


Siemens embraces ‘wise and powerful’ Belt and Road Source: Asia Times | Published on 2018-06-07


EU warns UK-centered China import scam may shift to Europe’s ‘Silk Road’ Source: Reuters | Published on 2018-06-06


China launches meteorological satellite to benefit Belt and Road countries Source: Xinhua | Published on 2018-06-06


Trade impact of the Belt and Road Initiative Source: ING | Published on 2018-06-06


China’s Belt and Road Initiative and aviation Source: CAPA | Published on 2018-06-05


Thailand to launch Mekong regional fund to reduce China dependence Source: Nikkei Asian Review | Published on 2018-06-04


CPEC: A momentum for prosperity Source: Asia News Network | Published on 2018-06-02


China’s Belt and Road a dilemma for Germany Source: Asia Times | Published on 2018-06-01


May

The US Needs a Reality Check on China’s Belt and Road Source: The Diplomat | Published on 2018-05-31


German president meets Chinese FM Source: Xinhuanet | Published on 2018-05-31


Trade Linkages Among Belt and Road Economies: Three Facts and One Prediction Source: World Bank | Published on 2018-05-31


China’s green Belt and Road tested at the Russian border Source: Chinadialogue | Published on 2018-05-31


China’s Arctic Road Initiative Source: The Epoch Times | Published on 2018-05-27


1st section of CPEC’s largest superhighway inaugurated in Pakistan’s Punjab Source: Xinhuanet | Published on 2018-05-27


China unsettles EU with Belt and Road moves in the Balkans Source: Nikkei Asian Review | Published on 2018-05-25


TPP’s Regulatory Capitalism and China’s Belt and Road Challenges Source: The Diplomat | Published on 2018-05-25


How China’s Belt and Road Initiative can extend its reach to the edge of the European Union Source: South China Morning Post | Published on 2018-05-22


The EU Silk Road – Making sense of mixed political signals between London, Rotterdam, Duisburg & Berlin Source: The New Silk Road Project | Published on 2018-05-22


Beidou satellite system to serve Belt and Road this year Source: ECNS Wire | Published on 2018-05-21


Wang Yi: Jointly Building the “Belt and Road” to Elevate China-Portugal Relations to New Stages Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs | Published on 2018-05-19


China wants US firms to join Belt and Road Initiative despite Washington’s doubts over project Source: South China Morning Post | Published on 2018-05-17


Chinese infrastructure investments in Southeast Asia and their implications for the region Source: Stiftung Asienhaus | Published on 2018-05


Can China`s new multilateral banks make Belt and Road more sustainable? Source: pandapawdragonclaw | Published on 2018-05-16


China’s $8 trillion construction programme ‘riskiest environmental project in history’ Source: Independent | Published on 2018-05-16


China, Trinidad and Tobago sign Belt and Road memorandum Source: gbtimes | Published on 2018-05-15


Gwadar: trade hub or military asset? Source: Gateway House | Published on 2018-05-14


Belt and Road participants discuss taxation cooperation Source: Xinhuanet | Published on 2018-05-14


Trump Indonesia project latest stop on China’s Belt and Road Source: The Jakarta Post | Published on 2018-05-12


Interview: Belt and Road Initiative key to forging shared prosperous future between China and Latin America Source: Belt And Road Energy Cooperation | Published on 2018-05-11


AAEC launches project to link North Africa to China’s Belt and Road Source: SRCIC | Published on 2018-05-09


Belt and Road Initiative Vows Green Infrastructure with Connectivity Source: IPS | Published on 2018-05-08


China, Pakistan Economic Corridor Takes Shape Source: Caixin | Published on 2018-05-07


China urges ADB to back Belt and Road Initiative, AIIB Source: Nikkei Asian Review | Published on 2018-05-05


China’s Belt and Road Gets a Central Asian Boost Source: The Diplomat | Published on 2018-05-03


‘Belt and Road’ boosts Chinese cultural industry Source: China Daily | Published on 2018-05-02


April

After A Brief Silence, Skeptics Of China’s Belt And Road Initiative Are Speaking Up Again Source: Forbes | Published on 2018-04-18


EU ambassadors band together against Silk Road Source: Handelsblatt | Published on 2018-04-17