Singapore does not require external financing to develop its public infrastructure, but is still looking for taking part in the BRI.
Under Widodo’s presidency, was implemented in Indonesia a national development strategy focusing on maritime affairs, the Global Maritime Fulcrum.
In spite of delays, the China Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC) has become a core component of Myanmar’s national strategy.
Right after his African tour, in early January, Wang Yi flew to Southeast Asia to strengthen ties between China and four ASEAN countries.
First contract signed between Thailand and China about the construction of a high speed railway between Bangkok and Nakhon Ratchasima.
For East-Timor, the Belt and Road Initiative can help for the construction of new infrastructure for the development of this country.
Yangon New City project will be opened to foreign companies. This means that more European companies will be invited to work on BRI projects in Myanmar.
Cambodia plans to build new airports, to support tourism development. For Phnom Penh, the Belt and Road initiative means better regional integration.
Following Xi Jinping’s visit to Myanmar, the China Myanmar Economic Corridor is getting more attention from Chinese and foreign investors.
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.