Belt and Road: Comment

A freight train transporting containers laden with goods from China, arriving at DB Cargo's London Eurohub rail freight depot in Barking, east London, after travelling from Yiwu in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang. Photo: AFP

Beijing’s ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ will benefit the world

President Xi Jinping’s “Belt and Road Initiative” has gone truly global. The Arctic and Latin America were last week added to the mammoth infrastructure, development and trade drive, leaving the United States, Canada, Japan and India as the only major economies not to join.

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