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.
A Framework to Understand China’s Panda Bonds
Ms. Federica Russo (guest author) gives us an introduction to China’s Panda Bonds and how an Italian bank Cassa Depositi e Prestiti uses them.
Breaking news : Italy called BRI a debt trap for Sri Lanka, Malaysia and maybe Pakistan!
Italy’s undersecretary of state Michele Geraci stated that the BRI is a debt trap for Sri Lanka, Malaysia and maybe Pakistan!
What is the China-Italy MoU?
Italy and China have just signed a a memorandum of understanding about the Belt and Road intiative. This is a first step towards EU integration in the BRI.
Italy and the BRI: the challenge of European integration
Without coordination at the European level, the various connectivity projects between Europe and China are likely to compete with one another.
Former Italian Premier convinced by BRI
According to Romano Prodi, the “Belt and Road Initiative” is the most important project that China has offered to the world.
BRI and Trieste’s awakening
The city of Trieste in Italy aims to become a major maritime hub in Europe. On March 26, 2018, an article in “La Repubblica” called Trieste a possible terminus of the new Silk Road.
This port in the north-east of Italy is undergoing a profound transformation.
The port of Trieste could become an alternative to the port of Venice and act as an exchange platform.
A double currency for Italy?
What would be the impact on the BRI? In late August 2017, Silvio Berlusconi, former Italian Prime Minister, who hopes to return to the highest office of the Republic revived his idea of a double currency for Italy. According to
State Visit of the Italian President to China
Sergio Mattarella, President of the Italian Republic met with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during his state visit to Beijing from 21 to 26 February 2017. The Italian president was accompanied by a delegation of entrepreneurs. The Italian Head of