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China's Belt and Road Initiative, Five Years In

Jun 22, 2018 | 09:00 GMT
China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative, formally announced in 2013, has revived the country's ancient concept of the Silk Road.

China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative, formally announced in 2013, has revived the country's ancient concept of the Silk Road. 

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Since it began in 2013, the Belt and Road Initiative has become the centerpiece of China's domestic and foreign policy, jump-starting diplomatic, financial and commercial cooperation between China and more than 70 neighboring countries across the Eurasian landmass. When it's complete, the massive infrastructure project will increase China's overland and...

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