Belt and Road Initiative


One belt, One Road
Chinese paramilitary policemen taking part in an anti-terrorism rally in Kashgar in Xinjiang on the route of the ancient Silk Road. Photo: Reuters

Security firms to cash in protecting China’s ‘New Silk Road’

Global security companies and their smaller Chinese rivals are jostling for business along Beijing’s modern-day “Silk Road”, the grandiose plan for land and sea routes connecting the world’s second largest economy with the rest of Asia and beyond.