Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks at an EU-Asia Connectivity forum in Brussels on September 26. The EU says its connectivity strategy is sustainable and avoids debt traps and environmental impact. Photo: AFP
Shada Islam
Opinion

Opinion

Eye on Asia by Shada Islam

How the EU can tidy up Eurasia’s tangled web of infrastructure projects

  • From China’s belt and road to India’s Asia-Africa growth corridor, there is wasteful duplication and rising geopolitical tension
  • The EU should aim to unite nations under a connectivity code of conduct, expand a common umbrella of finance and set up a forum for the private sector and civil society to talk about connectivity

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks at an EU-Asia Connectivity forum in Brussels on September 26. The EU says its connectivity strategy is sustainable and avoids debt traps and environmental impact. Photo: AFP
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