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Belt and Road Initiative


G-7's counter to China's Belt and Road Initiative is welcome, but needs more coherence

July 17, 2021 8:36 am

It remains to be seen what role India will play in Build Back Better World since it has been a strong opponent of BRI, which is designed by China to establish strategic dominance in trade, foreign policy and geopolitics.

G7 rivals China with grand infrastructure plan

June 13, 2021 8:52 am

G7 aims to counter Xi's Belt and Road Initiative Plan will 'catalyze hundreds of billions of dollars'. Biden pressed G7 to be tough on China over forced labour. West must offer an alternative to China - U.S. official

China-India border tensions 'remain high' despite some force pullbacks: US Intelligence Report

April 14, 2021 11:21 am

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) said in its latest annual threat assessment report to the US Congress that Beijing will continue to promote the multi-billion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to expand its economic, political and military presence abroad, while trying to reduce waste and exploitative practices, which have led to international criticism.

Explained: What is the Blue Dot network, on the table during Trump visit to India

February 26, 2020 2:51 pm

Observers have referred to the proposal as a means of countering China’s Belt and Road Initiative.

As Trump visits India, on the table: plan to counter China’s reach with Blue Dot network

February 24, 2020 12:19 pm

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and NSA Robert O’ Brien have brought along the pointperson for the Blue Dot network in the US system — Adam Boehler, CEO of the US International Development Finance Corporation (USIDFC) — as part of the visiting delegation.

China could build 30 'Belt and Road' nuclear reactors by 2030, says official

June 20, 2019 12:25 pm

Wang Shoujun told delegates on Wednesday that China needed to take full advantage of the opportunities provided by "Belt and Road" and give more financial and policy support to its nuclear sector.

China's Belt and Road can speed development, needs transparency: World Bank

June 19, 2019 6:36 pm

The long-delayed report said that the Belt and Road - a string of ports, railways, roads and bridges and other investments connecting China to Europe via central and southern Asia - could lift 32 million people out of moderate poverty conditions if implemented fully.

As in Qingdao, India stays away from supporting China's Belt and Road Initiative

June 15, 2019 10:27 am

The Bishkek declaration named every SCO member country except India. A similar formulation was adopted at the SCO summit in Qingdao.

‘India will not sign off on BRI at Bishkek’

June 14, 2019 1:45 am

India had refused to sign off on the BRI last year at the SCO summit in Qingdao, China, but New Delhi had not issued any statement opposing BRI this year when the second Belt and Road Forum met in April.

China says 'fed up' with hearing US complaints on Belt and Road

May 09, 2019 3:35 pm

The initiative, a key thrust of President Xi Jinping's administration, has hit opposition in some countries over fears its opaque could lead to unsustainable debt and that it aims more to promote Chinese influence than development.