On the 16th of October, the first Laos-China Railway passenger train departed from Kunming, headed for Vientiane.
The Indonesian government will partly finance construction of the Jakarta-Bandung railway line, a major BRI project.
In a recent interview, Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas pointed out the lack of coordination among connectivity programmes.
In early September, SIPG inaugurated a new port terminal in Haifa, This is as a major outcome of Israel’s participation in the BRI.
China will no longer build coal plants abroad to help countries along the Belt and Road Initiative to get greener.
On 15th September 2021, was announced the upcoming launch of the Global Gateway initiative, a possible EU rival to the BRI.
Several BRI projects have been conducted in Cambodia, but the country still faces majors governance and environment issues.
With the 5th China-Arab expo, Ningxia has for ambition to help Chinese companies expand in Middle East region.
Colombo Port City, a large scale development project under China’s Belt and Road Initiative, an article written by Natasha Fernando.
Book Review: Griffiths, R. and A. Hughes (eds.) (2021): In the way of the Road: The Ecological Consequences of Infrastructure Leiden: IIAS.