President Xi Jinping holds a press conference after a summit at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing in May. Xi said his initiative to develop economic links along the ancient Silk Road and beyond will help rebalance globalisation. Photo: Kyodo

China flexes its economic muscles to push green finance on the New Silk Road

Deborah Lehr says Beijing’s leadership on the ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ means it can encourage partners to emulate its plans for sustainable development

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President Xi Jinping holds a press conference after a summit at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing in May. Xi said his initiative to develop economic links along the ancient Silk Road and beyond will help rebalance globalisation. Photo: Kyodo
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