Published On: Tue, Apr 21st, 2020

COVID-19 could kill China’s US$3.8 trillion new silk road

Large freight containers stacked up in a shipyard

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a far-reaching plan for transnational infrastructure development, linking five continents through land and sea corridors and industrial clusters.

Launched in 2013, it was initially planned to revive ancient Silk Road trade routes between Eurasia and China, but the scope of the BRI has since extended to cover 138 countries, including 38 in sub-Saharan Africa and 18 in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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COVID-19 could kill China’s US$3.8 trillion new silk road