Brunei is looking for increasing cooperation with China under the BRI to accelerate its own develoment strategy called Wawasan Brunei 2035.
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.
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.
For East-Timor, the Belt and Road Initiative can help for the construction of new infrastructure for the development of this country.
For his first visit abroad since the global disease outbreak, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi chose Europe.
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.
Koper, Slovenia’s main port is to become a major hub fo the Belt and Road Initiative in North Adriatic sea thanks to good connections to Central Europe.
Wang Yi reaffirmed China’s commitment to the European partnership, and stressed that cooperation between the two regions is crucial for world stability.