The US manufacturer sees potential for an aircraft that would make more routes viable between nations involved in the “Belt and Road Initiative”. Photo: AP

China’s belt and road trade strategy could determine the design of Boeing’s new 797 plane

  • Initiative could encourage a meeting of minds on requirements for new plane type, Boeing marketing chief says
  • US manufacturer sees potential for an aircraft that would make more routes viable between nations involved in the ‘Belt and Road Initiative’
Topic |   Aviation

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The US manufacturer sees potential for an aircraft that would make more routes viable between nations involved in the “Belt and Road Initiative”. Photo: AP
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Beijing has been accused of creating huge financial problems for countries, like Sri Lanka, that join its belt and road scheme. Photo: AP

China’s top diplomat says 40 state leaders will attend belt and road forum in April

  • Meeting will welcome representatives of more than 100 countries, Yang Jiechi says
  • Politburo member dismisses claims infrastructure plan creates debt traps for Beijing’s partners
Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative

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Beijing has been accused of creating huge financial problems for countries, like Sri Lanka, that join its belt and road scheme. Photo: AP
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