Michele Geraci, undersecretary of state at Italy's ministry of economic development, says at least two other European countries are expected soon to join China’s “Belt and Road Initiative”. Photo: boaoforum.orgMichele Geraci, undersecretary of state at Italy's ministry of economic development, says at least two other European countries are expected soon to join China’s “Belt and Road Initiative”. Photo: boaoforum.org
Michele Geraci, undersecretary of state at Italy's ministry of economic development, says at least two other European countries are expected soon to join China’s “Belt and Road Initiative”. Photo: boaoforum.org

Italy’s critics are jealous of its China deal, says Rome’s lead negotiator

  • US should worry about its own debts to China rather than warn Italy about falling into a debt trap, Michele Geraci says
  • Criticism made Italy ‘even more alert’ about Beijing – but he predicts more European nations will soon join it in embracing the ‘Belt and Road Initiative’
Topic |   China-EU relations
Michele Geraci, undersecretary of state at Italy's ministry of economic development, says at least two other European countries are expected soon to join China’s “Belt and Road Initiative”. Photo: boaoforum.orgMichele Geraci, undersecretary of state at Italy's ministry of economic development, says at least two other European countries are expected soon to join China’s “Belt and Road Initiative”. Photo: boaoforum.org
Michele Geraci, undersecretary of state at Italy's ministry of economic development, says at least two other European countries are expected soon to join China’s “Belt and Road Initiative”. Photo: boaoforum.org
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