Five years on from the inauguration of the belt and road concept, many international freight trains begin their journey from Xian Railway Cargo Container Centre. Photo: EPA
Raffaello Pantucci
Opinion

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Raffaello Pantucci

Unbuckling China’s belt and road plan will not be easy for Western powers

While the major powers are offering alternatives to infrastructure funding, developing countries are trying to play a stronger hand in negotiating with the Chinese

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Five years on from the inauguration of the belt and road concept, many international freight trains begin their journey from Xian Railway Cargo Container Centre. Photo: EPA
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