Washington has launched several projects to compete with China’s BRI, but these initiatives suffer from US lack of consistency.
Brunei is looking for increasing cooperation with China under the BRI to accelerate its own develoment strategy called Wawasan Brunei 2035.
Singapore does not require external financing to develop its public infrastructure, but is still looking for taking part in the BRI.
For East-Timor, the Belt and Road Initiative can help for the construction of new infrastructure for the development of this country.
The implementation of the BRI in Kenya has been facing some obstacles. However, Kenya and China share many interests in jointly developing this initiative.
In the current crisis context, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a priority for Islamabad. With CPEC projects, Pakistan will secure development.
On June 18, 2020, State Councilor Wang Yi and officials from 25 countries agreed to develop solutions together in order to recover from Covid-19.
In this article, Ms. Fernando, an expert in South Asian affairs, debunks the negative narrative of Sri Lanka’s participation in the BRI.
Arbitration and Mediation may be interesting tools to solve commercial disputes between parties involved in the Belt and Road Initiative.
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?