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
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

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
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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