Ongoing construction of the Colombo Port City development, in Sri Lanka. Photo: Bloomberg
Stephen Vines
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Stephen Vines

Track records of trade blocs is mixed at best – so Belt and Road grouping has to be ultra-careful in its planning and purpose

As initiative is targeted at mega-infrastructural projects – some inherently difficult to build – cost over-runs will be inevitable and the whole effort could be prone to ‘white elephant-ism’

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Ongoing construction of the Colombo Port City development, in Sri Lanka. Photo: Bloomberg
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