In Central Europe, the 3 Seas Initiative can be developed along the Belt and Road Initiative to support connectivity between Europe and China.
Koper and the “Belt and Road” initiative
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.
Greece and the new 17+1 format
Greece joins the 16+1 format initiative gathering China and Central Eastern countries, Piraeus to become a major gateway for international trade.
Italy and the BRI: the challenge of European integration
Without coordination at the European level, the various connectivity projects between Europe and China are likely to compete with one another.