Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: ChinaPoland
Polish Minister of Information and Foreign Investment Sławomir Majman shared his viewpoints on the China-proposed One Belt One Road Initiative in an interview. According to him, the Initiative will be more influential than the Marshall Plan, specifically its promotion of global development. He also stated that Poland and other Central and Eastern European countries will play a more important role in this Initiative.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: ChinaGreeceIndustries: Logistics & TransportationCommodities & Trade ...
Greece, the end point of ancient Silk Road route, will play a stronger role in the implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative in light of its history, culture and geographical location.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: ChinaIndustries: Power/Utilities
In an effort to support the One Belt One Road Initiative, Shaanxi Province is set to push forward the construction of ultra-high voltage power grid lines during the Thirteenth Five-year Plan period aiming to transmit surplus electricity to other provinces. It is expected that by 2020 Shaanxi will transmit 36.11million kW electricity, or about 10% of total power capacity nationwide, to other provinces.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: ChinaIndustries: InfrastructureLogistics & Transportation
The earlier stage work advances smoothly for the 645 Yangtze River deep-water channel improvement program (this includes 6 meters of waterway from Wuhan to Anqing and 4.5 meters from Wuhan to Yichang) and model test has been completed, reports Hubei Provincial Development & Reform Commission. After the 645 program is open to traffic, the sea navigation will be open to 5000-ton-load cargo vessel all year round from Yichang to Wuhan. Wuhan will...
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: ChinaNigeria...Industries: Infrastructure
The “One Belt, One Road” Initiative facilitates large investments between China and other nations in order to build up infrastructure connecting China, Europe, and the rest of Asia. The state-owned China Railway Construction Corp. signed contracts totaling US$ 5.5bn with Nigeria and Zimbabwe. In addition to cross-border investments, the Initiative also targets domestic railways. Despite the expected investment in China’s railways, the size of...
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: ChinaIndustries: Commodities & Trade
The “One Belt, One Road” Initiative proposed by China aims to promote economic and cultural exchanges with countries along the Initiative (which constitute 63% of the world’s population). The Initiative will promote commerce by encouraging free trade agreements. China has already implemented twelve free trade agreements and is negotiating eight more. On the domestic front, the Initiative will promote competition throughout China by requiring...
Content Types: Market ReviewRegions & Countries: PakistanIndustries: Power/Utilities
China Three Gorges Corporation has initiated construction of its first hydropower project in Pakistan and is seeking a total of US$7bn for its projects in the country, Reuters reported. This first project, undertaken by the company’s Hong Kong-based...
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At the Jointly Build 21st Century Maritime Silk Road – Enhance Cooperation and Drive Growth seminar held in Nanning Guangxi on 28 April, officials and scholars from Cambodia, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia and Australia argued that the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative will promote cooperation among Asian countries. The Silk Road Fund, with a US$40bn contribution from China, is expected to attract more investments into the countries along...
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: ChinaIndustries: Tourism
National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Commerce jointly published the Vision and Actions on Jointly Building the Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Economic Road that calls for stepping up efforts to build Hainan an international tourism resort and accelerate port construction in Hainan and Sanya. Hainan Provincial Party Committee proposed to build Hainan a boutique tourism...
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: ChinaServices: Intellectual Property
Under the guidance of the “One Belt, One Road” initiative, outbound investment has becomevery attractive to China businesses. Chinese companies should protect their intellectual property, particularly by planning ahead, assessing risks and improving the protection of their trademarks. This will strengthen the protection of Chinese brands as they participate within foreign jurisdictions along the “One Belt, One Road” initiative.