China’s Belt and Road Initiative was first introduced by President Xi Jinping during his 2013 visit to Kazakhstan when it was initially called One Belt, One Road. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen China’s Belt and Road Initiative was first introduced by President Xi Jinping during his 2013 visit to Kazakhstan when it was initially called One Belt, One Road. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
China’s Belt and Road Initiative was first introduced by President Xi Jinping during his 2013 visit to Kazakhstan when it was initially called One Belt, One Road. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

Belt and Road Initiative

China debt: Beijing may cut belt and road lending due to domestic pressure, to ensure future of project

  • President Xi Jinping reaffirmed China’s commitment to his Belt and Road Initiative last week at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) forum
  • But China may need to cut back on overseas lending due to domestic debt concerns and to also ensure future funding is sustainable, analysts say

Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative
China’s Belt and Road Initiative was first introduced by President Xi Jinping during his 2013 visit to Kazakhstan when it was initially called One Belt, One Road. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen China’s Belt and Road Initiative was first introduced by President Xi Jinping during his 2013 visit to Kazakhstan when it was initially called One Belt, One Road. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
China’s Belt and Road Initiative was first introduced by President Xi Jinping during his 2013 visit to Kazakhstan when it was initially called One Belt, One Road. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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