The project was on the agenda for Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s talks with US President Donald Trump this week. File photo: AP 
The project was on the agenda for Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s talks with US President Donald Trump this week. File photo: AP 

Australia, US, India and Japan in talks to establish ‘alternative’ to China’s Belt and Road (just don’t call it a rival)

The Belt and Road plan is a vehicle for China to take a greater role on the international stage by funding and building global transport and trade links in more than 60 countries

The project was on the agenda for Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s talks with US President Donald Trump this week. File photo: AP 
The project was on the agenda for Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s talks with US President Donald Trump this week. File photo: AP 
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