In January 2021, during Wang Yi’s African tour, Botswana and DR Congo joined the Belt and Road Initiative to develop more ties with China.
Turkey, Iran and Pakistan agreed to resume the Istanbul-Tehran-Islamabad and increase connectivity from Eastern Mediterranean Sea to South Asia.
After seven years of negotiations, China and the European Union have approved a comprehensive agreement on investment (CAI).
Shanghai Cooperation Organisation members (SCO), but India, have approved the Belt and Road Initiative, to build the new silk road in Central Asia.
At Climate Ambition Summit 2020, Prime Minister Imran Khan gave priority to renewable energies over coal-fired power plants. CPEC is getting greener!
On December 9, 2020, Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke with French President on the phone to increase cooperation between China and France.
The BRI International Green Development Coalition (BRIGC) has just published a guidance to finance and develop greener BRI projects.
For East-Timor, the Belt and Road Initiative can help for the construction of new infrastructure for the development of this country.
In Summer 2020, China-Europe rail freight transport surged. Europeans needs to sustain this trend when the pandemic is over.
Mongolia and China maintain good relations, and for Mongolia the Belt and Road Initiative will accelerate sustainable development.