From January-October, China invested US$16.17 billion in 57 belt and road countries, including Kazakhstan, shown here. Photo: Reuters
From January-October, China invested US$16.17 billion in 57 belt and road countries, including Kazakhstan, shown here. Photo: Reuters
China trade

China plays down Lithuania rift as Belt and Road Initiative investments rise in Central, Eastern Europe

  • NDRC official says stabilising foreign investment and trade will remain an economic priority for China in 2022, and it will seek to build more infrastructure – on par with US and European standards – in belt and road countries
  • Statement followed last week’s central economic work conference in Beijing, and as diplomatic ties with Lithuania have soured in recent weeks

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From January-October, China invested US$16.17 billion in 57 belt and road countries, including Kazakhstan, shown here. Photo: Reuters
From January-October, China invested US$16.17 billion in 57 belt and road countries, including Kazakhstan, shown here. Photo: Reuters
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