Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and Russian President Vladimir Putin arrive for the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing. Photo: AFP

Six key takeaways from Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Forum speech to world leaders

  • No mention of US-China trade war, but elements of contention addressed
  • No devaluation for the yuan but pledge to keep Chinese currency stable
Topic |   Belt and Road: 2019 Forum

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and Russian President Vladimir Putin arrive for the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing. Photo: AFP
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China will not devalue yuan, Xi tells world leaders at Belt and Road Forum

  • Beijing is seeking to resolve growing concerns about its global infrastructure push
  • Forum communique will be considered by 37 world leaders on Saturday
Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the opening ceremony for the second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
Topic |   Belt and Road: 2019 Forum