There was almost no mention of an economic corridor project during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Myanmar in January. Photo: AP
Raffaello Pantucci
Opinion

Opinion

Raffaello Pantucci

Is China getting real with its grandiose visions for the belt and road?

  • Beijing is toning down its rhetoric for the grand plan and rethinking its massive international infrastructure programme, Raffaello Pantucci writes
  • Signs of a more modest approach from Xi Jinping’s trip to Myanmar when there was little official mention of an economic corridor involving the two countries
There was almost no mention of an economic corridor project during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Myanmar in January. Photo: AP
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