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  • Belt and Road alliance for poverty relief established in Chinese border province

    An alliance for poverty relief and development along the Belt and Road was set up in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Tuesday to promote the sharing of experience and models.


  • Italian official calls for spurring trade ties with China under Belt & Road Initiative

    Massimiliano Tremiterra, director of the Italian Trade Agency office in Shanghai, called for the strengthening of the China-Italy trade relationship under the Belt and Road Initiative in an interview with Xinhua.


  • China to increase imports of high-quality services, MOC

    China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) will take multiple measures to further promote the imports of high-quality services, Chen Chunjiang, director with the Department of Trade in Services and Commercial Services under the MOC said at the press conference held on last Friday during the third China International Import Expo (CIIE) for the release of a report on China's service imports.


  • Ministry of Commerce wants Thailand's export to China expanded under the BRI

    Jurin supported China's interconnectivity strategy under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and urged the use of the connectivity facilities of ports around Beibu Gulf to boost two-way logistics and broaden the export channels of Thai goods to China, Central Asia and even Europe.


  • Chinese banks in Singapore keep supporting BRI, despite COVID-19

    Chinese banks in Singapore have continuously supported the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), despite of the impact of Singaporean government's containment measures, such as closure of workplace premises.


  • Interview: BRI boosts Chinese investments in Egypt, says expert

    A man works in a TBEA solar power station in Egypt's southern province of Aswan, March 18, 2019.(Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)The initi...


  • China, Malaysia reach wide range of consensuses on cooperation: Wang Yi

    China and Malaysia have reached a series of consensus on issues including strengthening bilateral cooperation, fighting COVID-19, upholding multilateralism, and maintaining peace and stability in the South China Sea, visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Tuesday.


  • Malaysian PM meets Chinese FM on deepening bilateral cooperation

    Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin held a virtual meeting with visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi here Tuesday as both sides agreed to strengthen COVID-19 response and post-pandemic cooperation.


  • Belt and Road Countries -- Uruguay

    China and Uruguay signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for cooperation on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) on August 19, 2018.


  • E China's Ningbo city accelerates smart city construction

    East China's Ningbo city, an important contributor to the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and one of the Chinese cities piloting implemention of the national strategic plan to further develop the manufacturing sector in China, is speeding up smart city construction.


  • Chinese, Norwegian FMs hold talks on bilateral ties

    Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with Norwegian Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soreide in Oslo on Thursday.


  • BRI as "driving force" in the relationships between Italy and China for the next 50 years

    In the visit framework has been announced an important strategic agreement between Snam- owned by Marco Alverà- and China Oil and Gas Piping Network Corporation- newly built company of energy infrastructures.


  • Economic Data of Xinhua Silk Road Database, a tailored toolkit for China-related B&R economic research

    Economic Data is a statistical sub-database of Xinhua Silk Road Database, a BRI-centered database covering B&R-related news wire service, E-magazines, reports, data, etc. and serves well as a toolkit for institutions to obtain thorough knowledge about China and B&R economies.


  • China Pakistan Economic Corridor fuels high-quality development of BRI

    Promoting China-Pakistan cooperation in areas of public health, new infrastructure construction and industrial development of CPEC is a significant measure for the two countries to push ahead the high-quality development of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).


  • What is China's Silk Road Economic Belt?

    The Silk Road first emerged more than 2,100 years ago during the Han Dynasty after China's envoy Zhang Qian (164-114 BC) twice visited Central Asia. For two millennia, countless tales of everlasting friendship between peoples have been woven into this ancient network.


  • What is Ice Silk Road?

    In 2017, Chinese and Russian leaders jointly proposed the "Ice Silk Road (ISR)," with an aim to promote cooperation and development in the Arctic.The ISR is an open initiative that abandons geopolitical thinking and advocates cooperation and a win-win perspective.


  • Explain Northern Silk Road

    While the ancient Silk Road is known throughout the world, another route - the Southern Silk Road that starts from Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan province - remains little known.


  • What are the Belt and Road countries?

    As of March 2020, the number of countries that have joined the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China is 138.


  • What are the aims of the Belt and Road Initiative?

    The joint pursuit of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) aims to enhance connectivity and practical cooperation. It is about jointly meeting various challenges and risks confronting mankind and delivering win-win outcomes and common development.


  • What is the BRI?

    BRI is short for China’s Belt and Road Initiative. "B" is the first letter of Belt, referring to Silk Road Economic Belt, "R" is the first letter of Road, referring to the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road; "I" is the first letter of Initiative.


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