Iraq will soon join the BRI in order to develop relations with China. The BRi will help for the reconstruction of Iraq and stability in Middle East.
The BRI is also about culture; new film festivals are organised aroundthe world. But the next step is to develop cooperation in tv series and platforms.
San Marino is looking for developing relations with China by joining the BRI. San Marino may become a major financial and tourist destination with the BRI.
Arbitration and Mediation may be interesting tools to solve commercial disputes between parties involved in the Belt and Road Initiative.
Green finance may help for the decarbonization of the Belt and Road Initiative. More cooperation and incentives must be developed to make the BRI greener.
On July 30, were inaugurated the 4th Silk Road International Cultural Expo and the 9th Dunhuang Tour-Silk Road International Tourism Festival in Gansu.
Ms. Federica Russo (guest author) gives us an introduction to China’s Panda Bonds and how an Italian bank Cassa Depositi e Prestiti uses them.
With the BRI, Chinese is now an attractive language for students all around the world, but China is also learning many local languages.
Malaysia’s state of Sabah is looking for being part of the Belt and Road Initiative and invites Chinese companies to invest in Sabah Economic Corridor.
On July 25, 2019, was held in Bamako a ceremony for Mali’s accession to the BRI in presence of Foreign Minister Tiébilé Dramé and Ambassador Zhu Liying.