The Belt and Road Initiative

Belt and Road, a signature policy unveiled by President Xi Jinping in 2013, embraces 65 countries to expand commerce and international relations. The initiative connects China with Europe, the Middle East, South Asia and Africa via the Old Silk Road and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road. This series explores how the initiative is faring by land and by sea.

Scholars gather in Hong Kong to discuss prospect of 'Digital Belt and Road'

About 200 scholars from over 20 countries or international organizations gathered on Wednesday at a "Digital Belt and Road" conference.

China welcomes Djibouti to take part in Belt and Road initiative

China and Djibouti yesterday agreed to establish a strategic partnership to strengthen all-round cooperation.

Chinese petrochemical companies get lift from China's BRI scheme

Robust supply of oil and gas along the BRI region helps the companies boost output, says PetroChina
Foreign views

Belt and Road Initiative golden opportunity for city

Dr. Patrick Mendis recently addressed the inaugural Belt and Road Lecture at the University of Hong Kong. The following are excerpts from his speech.

Number of Chinese firms operating in Turkey set to double in next 3 years

China's Belt and Road Initiative seen as catalyst to spur interest in Turkey

We've made an animated Belt and Road song for you to sing along with!

And it's bilingual! If you've always wanted to know a little more about what the Belt and Road is all about, this is for you!

Banking innovation takes the lead in Shanghai's FTZ reform

Since China launched its first FTZ in 2013, policymakers and regulators have rolled out a series of policies to boost international trade and financial services within the zone.

Shanghai aims to be a 'brideghead' in trade with countries under Belt and Road Initiative

The world’s largest port is set to play a more important role to boost implementation.

Shanghai Gold Exchange aims high on the Belt&Road Initiative

Eyeing more say in the global gold pricing, the exchange unveiled a new benchmark last April, which has lured an increasing number of investors from around the world. 

Bumper financial harvest reaped for the Belt and Road Initiative

To better serve projects, Shanghai has lent financial support to the Belt and Road countries and regions.