China has developed its own polar icebreakers. Photo: Xinhua China has developed its own polar icebreakers. Photo: Xinhua
China has developed its own polar icebreakers. Photo: Xinhua

Could a chill in China’s ties with the West put its Polar Silk Road plans on ice?

  • Beijing will need more than support from Moscow to realise its Arctic trade ambitions, observers say
  • Chinese entities have had ‘mixed results at best’ in the region

Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative
China has developed its own polar icebreakers. Photo: Xinhua China has developed its own polar icebreakers. Photo: Xinhua
China has developed its own polar icebreakers. Photo: Xinhua
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