Containers being loaded to the train to Kazakhstan in the China-Kazakhstan logistics base during an organised media tour in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China on September 17. The base is recognised as a sample of collaboration between the Belt And Road countries. Photo: EPA-EFE
Containers being loaded to the train to Kazakhstan in the China-Kazakhstan logistics base during an organised media tour in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China on September 17. The base is recognised as a sample of collaboration between the Belt And Road countries. Photo: EPA-EFE

US, Japan, Australia tout support of infrastructure projects as ‘transparent’ alternative to China’s ‘coercive debt financing’

  • Washington, Tokyo and Canberra joined forces three years ago to provide an alternative development financing model to Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative
  • A US official did not give numbers on how much funding the US and allied governments are willing to spend overall on infrastructure projects around the world

Topic |   US-China trade war
Containers being loaded to the train to Kazakhstan in the China-Kazakhstan logistics base during an organised media tour in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China on September 17. The base is recognised as a sample of collaboration between the Belt And Road countries. Photo: EPA-EFE
Containers being loaded to the train to Kazakhstan in the China-Kazakhstan logistics base during an organised media tour in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China on September 17. The base is recognised as a sample of collaboration between the Belt And Road countries. Photo: EPA-EFE
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