“BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE”: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR CHINA AND FOR THE WORLD

Bruno De Conti, Petr Mozias

Abstract


The “Belt and Road Initiative” (BRI) is quite impressive in the amount of resources and the number of countries involved, but also in the diversity of intentions it reveals. In one hand, it is a demonstration of strength for China in the international arena; in the other hand, it is an effort of the Chinese government to face important economic problems. Nevertheless, it may not be studied only from the point of view of China, since it has direct and indirect impacts over the whole globe. This paper aims therefore to analyze BRI under the framework of associated opportunities and challenges for China and for the rest of the world.


Keywords


Belt and Road Initiative; China; Infrastructure



DOI: https://doi.org/10.22456/2238-6912.96646

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