Even if the BRI projects in Europe are slowing down because of Covid19 pandemic, a Sino-European partnership remains a priority for both parties.
China’s decision to limit the construction of skyscrapers illustrates the country’s economic transformation and may shape the BRI.
Serbia can become a major interlocutor in the Sino-European dialogue if it continues to move closer to the EU while strengthening its relations with China.
On March 21, 2020, a freight train carrying medical supplies departed from Yiwu, Zhejiang to Spain. It is the first medical train along the new Silk Road.
The fight against Covid-19 and future pandemics requires stronger cooperation among nations and the construction of a Health Silk Road.
The EU Africa strategy may be an opportunity for trilateral cooperation with China as argued by China Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang.
China and Pakistan are inviting foreign and European companies to invest in CPEC Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and develop activities in many sectors.
Cooperans and the Diplomatic Insight Group have just signed a new partnership to promote the Belt and Road Initiative in the EU and Pakistan.
In late December 2019, the Chinese ambassador in Paris, Mr. Lu Shaye invited France and the European Union to join the new Silk Road.
Koper, Slovenia’s main port is to become a major hub fo the Belt and Road Initiative in North Adriatic sea thanks to good connections to Central Europe.