5 years on, the Belt and Road Initiative’s contribution to Asian integration

Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in 2013, calling for economic cooperation focused on connectivity and aimed at achieving win-win outcomes. The BRI is an example of China’s determination to support globalization as the world faces uncertainties, such as rising protectionist forces.

[…] As a sub-region cooperation mechanism, China and the five countries along the Mekong River have launched the Lancang-Mekong cooperation to complement ASEAN in building an Asian community of shared future.

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