Is this a new contest of wills between Australia and China in the Oceania region? Or might it be possible for the two most important partners for the South Pacific to collaborate and help address the serious development needs of the island nations?
As China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) extended its footprint, launching investment projects along both the ancient Silk Road as well as across the entirety of Eurasia and Africa, Washington saw an urgent need to counter China’s projection of influence. The BUILD Act is America’s belated response to BRI.
By proposing to revitalize the ancient Silk Road, President Xi offered a new ambitious framework for the signing of economic and business accords, the realization of investments and generally the strengthening of ties between China and the world.
“After its completion, it will take only two hours from Colombo, the capital, to Hambantota, compared to the present journey of four hours or more.”
Overhauling Pakistan’s economic strategy and carrying out social development reforms remain a priority for the new government and Pakistan can learn a lot from China’s reforms under the late Deng Xiaoping that were most practical and achievable as they focused more on sustainability than high rates of economic growth, resulting in unprecedented achievements over time.
National Information Center releases the Belt and Road Big Data Report 2018 on Sept. 19 during the 2018 Summer Davos Forum.
China-Egypt relations are a clear example of a successful win–win partnership. Egypt finds itself at the heart of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as the sea route passes through the Suez Canal to Europe.
Since its launch, the CPEC has helped to create a conducive and favorable environment for the country, guaranteeing prosperity, a bright future and security along with a sustainable economy.
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The 2018 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Beijing Summit opened on Monday afternoon with President Xi Jinping delivering a keynote speech titled, Work Together for Common Development and a Shared Future. The following three points really impressed me. Δ Chinese President Xi Jinping (C, back) meets the press together with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa (L, back) and Senegalese President Macky Sall, former and new African co-chair of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), after the conclusion of the 2018 FOCAC Beijing Summit at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 4, 2018. (Xinhua/Liu Weibing) The relationship between FOCAC and the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) was clearly expressed. Since the BRI was proposed in 2013, many African governments have been very concerned about the position of FOCAC. Xi’s speech made it clear that FOCAC will continue and will not be replaced by the BRI. In fact, the BRI is providing new strategic opportunities for all African countries. Through the convergence of the BRI with the African Union Agenda 2063, the United Nations Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development and the development strategies of all African countries, Africa will surely be integrated into the implementation of the BRI and support its development goals. Actually, the aim of FOCAC and the BRI is consistent: common development through […]
With President Xi Jinping coming into power in 2013 in China, the multifaceted cooperation between Nepal and China has been further deepened in several areas, taking their bilateral ties to a new height.
President Xi Jinping on Monday said China will implement eight major initiatives with African countries in the next three years and beyond, covering fields such as industrial promotion, infrastructure connectivity, trade facilitation, and green development.