The belt and road plan, masterminded by President Xi Jinping, is the central government's trade initiative to link economies into a China-centred trading network to grow global trade. Photo: Kyodo

China’s belt and road cargo to Europe under scrutiny as operator admits to moving empty containers

  • China Railway admits the existence of the problem in an interview with the state-run Global Times but insists it has improved recently
  • Cities and provinces were looking to benefit from subsidies offered by both the local and national government as part of Xi Jinping’s plan to boost global trade
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The belt and road plan, masterminded by President Xi Jinping, is the central government's trade initiative to link economies into a China-centred trading network to grow global trade. Photo: Kyodo
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