Xi Jinping’s trade initiative to link economies into a China-centred trading network is now called the Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: Simon Song

China must ensure transparency to boost credibility of Belt and Road projects, former US diplomat says

  • Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative to connect Asia with Africa and Europe has attracted a barrage of criticism
  • Asia Society Policy Institute vice-president Daniel Russel calls for China to work with host countries to avoid corruption claims and ensure the success of projects
Topic |   China economy

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Xi Jinping’s trade initiative to link economies into a China-centred trading network is now called the Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: Simon Song
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