A Sri Lankan road construction project with significant financing from China.
China is betting that a massive set of investments around the world will bring it economic prosperity and international political power.
View of Kampala.
China is funding global infrastructure projects to expand its influence and capacity for economic growth.
China and Italy’s presidents shake hands.
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Italy is neither the first, nor will it be the last European economy to follow its own national interest and look for Chinese support.
China’s proposed one belt, one road route map
China has launched a quietly aggressive global trade, development and infrastructure initiative based on the ancient Silk Road model. But is Africa welcome on the journey to renewed prosperity?
China plys its trade in Europe.
The One Belt One Road programme is much more than just a freight line to new customers in the West.
China’s President Xi Jinping at the podium at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
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Leaders are worried US leadership on global issues like climate change will be diminished under President Trump. Experts explain why China is ready to lead, and how that could be a good thing.
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China's new freight train line to London is part of an increasing web of trade routes designed to boost the country's influence abroad.
The re-imagining of the Silk Road appeals to local ideologies and advances China’s quest for global influence.
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