On 23rd June 2021, the Chinese State Councillor Wang Yi chaired the Asia and Pacific High-level Conference on Belt and Road Cooperation.
In Iran, China is going to invest in a wide range of sectors including energy and transport and help the country to connect with the new silk road.
Philippines’ “AmBisyon Natin 2040” and “Build! Build! Build!” can get accelerated in cooperation with China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
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.