The original East Coast Rail Link agreement was approved by Malaysia’s former prime minister, Najib Razak (third from left). Photo: AP

New Malaysia rail link deal ‘shows China is open to discussion’ on belt and road projects

  • After stalled East Coast Rail Link gets back on track with fresh agreement, analysts say Beijing is willing to negotiate on terms, including lowering costs
  • But some worry that the move could encourage more nations to seek cost cuts
Topic |   Malaysia

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The original East Coast Rail Link agreement was approved by Malaysia’s former prime minister, Najib Razak (third from left). Photo: AP
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