Belt and Road

China suspends economic accord with Australia

Beijing will "indefinitely suspend all activities under the framework" of the agreement, the statement said.

published on : 6th May 2021

Australia ends China deals on national interest grounds

The 'Belt and Road' deals struck with Beijing in 2018 and 2019 triggered the legislative response.

published on : 22nd April 2021

China denies seeking additional guarantees for USD 6 bn loan for rail project in Pakistan

The CPEC, which connects Gwadar Port in Pakistan's Balochistan with China's Xinjiang province, is the flagship project of China's ambitious multi-billion-dollar BRI.

published on : 28th December 2020

China backing away from funding BRI due to Pakistan's rising debt: Report

Pakistan has slipped into a debt trap due to the government's failure to bring reforms and weak fiscal management.

published on : 25th December 2020

Xi Jinping defends Belt and Road Initiative; says China has no geo-political calculations

Chinese President Xi Jinping today defended his ambitious multi-billion dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), saying China has no "geo-political calculations" and the project will benefit the world.

published on : 10th April 2018

China’s Belt and Road Initiative heightens debt risks in eight countries

The Center for Global Development research evaluated the current and future debt levels of the 68 countries hosting BRI-funded projects. 

published on : 20th March 2018

Belt and Road Initiative to increase China's strategic presence in Indian Ocean, says US top general 

A top American general today said China's access to Pakistan's Gwadar Port has the potential to increase Beijing's strategic presence in the Indian Ocean.

published on : 28th February 2018