Xi Jinping (right) meets with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in Boao. Sweden was among the last to apply before the deadline passed yesterday which has seen its influence grow even before it officially starts operation. Photo: Xinhua Xi Jinping (right) meets with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in Boao. Sweden was among the last to apply before the deadline passed yesterday which has seen its influence grow even before it officially starts operation. Photo: Xinhua
Xi Jinping (right) meets with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in Boao. Sweden was among the last to apply before the deadline passed yesterday which has seen its influence grow even before it officially starts operation. Photo: Xinhua

Over 40 countries seek membership of China-led Asian infrastructure bank

Taiwan wants in, Japan stays out, as deadline passes for joining AIIB as a founding member

Topic |   Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Xi Jinping (right) meets with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in Boao. Sweden was among the last to apply before the deadline passed yesterday which has seen its influence grow even before it officially starts operation. Photo: Xinhua Xi Jinping (right) meets with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in Boao. Sweden was among the last to apply before the deadline passed yesterday which has seen its influence grow even before it officially starts operation. Photo: Xinhua
Xi Jinping (right) meets with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in Boao. Sweden was among the last to apply before the deadline passed yesterday which has seen its influence grow even before it officially starts operation. Photo: Xinhua
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