Montenegro may default because of a BRI motorway construction project. Governance and financial matters need to be improved for future BRI programmes.
Relations between China and Central Eastern European (CEE) countries remain strong but the 17+1 format probably needs to get revised.
For his first visit abroad since the global disease outbreak, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi chose Europe.
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.
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.
UK prime minister, Boris Johnson stated that he was very interested in the “Belt and Road Initiative”; but how would a no deal Brexit impact this project?
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.
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!
Swiss bank Vontobel announced on May 16, 2019 that it would soon launch an index dedicated to the “Belt and Road” in cooperation with CCB.
Switzerland to sign a MoU about the Belt and Road Initiative, to actively participate in the realization of the new Silk Roads.