In Iran, China is going to invest in a wide range of sectors including energy and transport and help the country to connect with the new silk road.
Call for Conference: Belt and Road Summit 2020, 15 & 16 April, Dubai
The Belt and Road Summit 2020 will take place in Dubai, UAE on 18 & 19 March 2020. This event will highlight the role of Dubai in the New Silk Road.
DP World suing China Merchants: a sign of good health for the BRI?
Emirati group DP World filed a lawsuit against China Merchants Port Holdings in the High Court of Hong Kong.
The UAE, the financial and trade center of the BRI
On his way to Africa, Chinese President Xi Jinping made a stopover in the United Arab Emirates, where he met with the Emirates leaders.
Free trade zones along the BRI
On April 30 and May 1, 2018, was held in Dubai, the fourth international conference of the WFZO (World Organization of Free Zones) gathering near 200 attendees from all continents. This conference was preceded by special workshops including one dedicated to the new Silk Roads.
Gulf states’ interest in the Belt and Road Initiative
In August 2017, several initiatives took place in the Persian Gulf that illustrated regional interest in the BRI. Dubai-based Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University organized a round table on Islamic finance and the Belt and Road initiative. This event brought