China’s grand belt and road plan to connect the world has hit plenty of bumps. Photo: Xinhua
China’s grand belt and road plan to connect the world has hit plenty of bumps. Photo: Xinhua

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What is China’s Belt and Road Initiative all about?

  • The multibillion-dollar connectivity plan has been beset with problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic this year
  • But the global health crisis is only one of the stumbling blocks faced by Xi Jinping’s grand scheme

China’s grand belt and road plan to connect the world has hit plenty of bumps. Photo: Xinhua
China’s grand belt and road plan to connect the world has hit plenty of bumps. Photo: Xinhua
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