Belt and Road Initiative

Will the Belt and Road Initiative succeed?

India boycotted that conference, as the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) being built through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) was being projected as a part of BRI.

published on : 19th May 2019

Masood Azhar's blacklisting symbolic victory for India: Experts

According to him, the UNSC procedure is such that informal consultations continue between members and consultations have been going on.

published on : 3rd May 2019

India's boycott of Belt and Road Initiative not to affect trade ties with China: Indian envoy

India had also boycotted the first BRF held in 2017. New Delhi's reluctance to join the BRI has become a major irritant in the relations between the two countries.

published on : 3rd May 2019

Xi Jinping defends China's Belt and Road project at BRF meet skipped by India, US

The US like India has skipped the 2nd Belt and Road Forum as protest over the USD 60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor being laid through Pakistan- occupied Kashmir.

published on : 26th April 2019

China's belt and road initiative should help promote mutual investment says, Vladimir Putin

Putin noted that it should be beneficial for all Eurasian countries to participate in the BRI since it should contribute to the development of their economies and help raise living standards in these

published on : 25th April 2019

China's Belt and Road Initiative wins fans despite criticism

While the initiative brings massive investments in maritime, road and rail projects across 65 countries in Asia, Europe and Africa, its ambition has divided many with the project having debt-risks.

published on : 23rd April 2019

China plays down India's reported plan to boycott 2nd Belt and Road Forum

The Chinese Foreign Ministry said that the Indian government may have misunderstood the Belt and Road Initiative which aims to link Southeast Asia, Central Asia, the Gulf region, Africa and Europe.

published on : 15th April 2019

China trying to create its own globally decisive naval force through BRI: Pentagon

India has objected to the CPEC as it is being laid through the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and boycotted a high-profile Belt and Road Forum organised by China last year.

published on : 12th April 2019

China's construction binge spreads to Americas, rattles US

Belt and Road is building on multibillion-dollar deals for loans and investments in oil and mining in South America that Beijing made beginning in the 1990s.

published on : 4th April 2019

Italy to join China's Belt and Road initiative despite objections from US

Italy's signature would be considered a major legitimation of the project that envisions overland and maritime routes connecting China with Europe.

published on : 20th March 2019

China will not take sides in India-Pakistan dispute, says state media

The statement that 'China will not pick sides' by a state-run media house is likely to deal a blow to the confidence of Pakistan which has held that Beijing would not allow India to  run over it.

published on : 11th March 2019

India, China ties to remain tense in 2019: US spymaster

India has been severely critical of the BRI as the USD 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, which is part of the BRI, passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).

published on : 30th January 2019

China, Japan pledge new economic collaboration as Abe backs BRI 

During his meeting with Abe, Xi said, "As the international situation changes, China and Japan are becoming increasingly dependent on one another.

published on : 26th October 2018

Beijing again urges Delhi to join BRI

Global Times, a Chinese state-run newspaper, ran an opinion piece urging India to get on board China’s Belt and Road Initiative. 

published on : 23rd October 2018

China’s road initiative hits rough patch

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s signature Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is going through a rough stretch.

published on : 21st October 2018
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