Book review: Kashmeri, Sarwar, A. (2019), China’s Grand Strategy ; Weaving a New Silk Road to Global Primacy, Santa Barbara, Ca : Praeger, ABC-Clio.
A new Belt and Road Fund for Africa will be set up to increase cooperation between China and Africa. The fund will be chaired by Dr. Iqbal Survé.
A new road will soon connect Europe to Asia. In June 2019, Russian Prime Minister gave his approval for the construction of a new 2,000 km highway.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo, re-elected in April 2019, proposed the creation of a special fund for BRI projects in Indonesia.
US to finance a LNG project in Papua New Guinea: how does this impact the Belt and Road Initiative? Infrastrcuture needs are huge in PNG.
China and the European Union are strengthening their cooperation in aviation, a major component of the Belt and Road Initiative.
Xi Jinping continued his journey in Central Asia and stopped in Dushanbe to participate at the 5th CICA Summit, and develop cooperation with Tajikistan.
Before attending the 19th SCO summit, president Xi Jinping met wth Kyrgyz president Jeenbekov in Bishkek to develop strategic partnership.
China Forum, Datacloud Global Congress 2019, june 6, Monaco, the Digital Silk Roads. The BRI is much more than roads and ports, It is also about data!
Creation of a CPEC secretariat, a new agency that will manage projects related to the Belt and Road in Pakistan: an important step for the CPEC.