A table display at a welcome banquet for the belt and road forum at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: EPA
A table display at a welcome banquet for the belt and road forum at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: EPA

Xi’s US$113b pledge ‘more seed fund than credit pipeline’

Asia must spend tens of trillions of dollars by 2030 to develop infrastructure and maintain growth while reducing poverty, according to estimates

A table display at a welcome banquet for the belt and road forum at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: EPA
A table display at a welcome banquet for the belt and road forum at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: EPA
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