New insights into China’s Maritime Silk Road
It is a concept which could boost global seaborne trade by assisting economic progress in many countries. China’s 21st Century Maritime Silk Road has attracted great interest internationally, intensified by other possible impacts of the plan.
“Hamburg one of the most vital hubs for the Silk Road”
Better known as the New Silk Road, the One Belt, One Road initiative is being strongly promoted by the highest...
Who will pay for China’s new Silk Road?
According to an estimate by the Asian Development Bank, there is a funding gap of US$26 trillion for the infrastructure projects that will be required in Asia by 2030. China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” is designed to help meet this shortfall, but the pla
China’s new Silk Road is getting muddy
With the future of U.S.-China relations an open question for the incoming Donald Trump administration, many have focused on whether the president-elect’s promise to withdraw from negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will enhance Beijing’s
New Silk Road’s impact on shipping will be limited
China’s ambitious plans to create a modern-day Silk Road by way of building roads and railways abroad are unlikely to change the face of global shipping, said industry observers. This means Singapore’s position as a key hub port, in turn, will be little a
China’s Silk Road
The name Silk Road conjures images of caravans, desert steppes and adventurers like Marco Polo navigating the ancient trading routes connecting China with Central Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe.
China’s Maritime Silk Road project advances
Recent news highlighted further progress in building China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ mega-project. Chinese involvement in possible expansion at Port Klang, Malaysia apparently is under discussion while, at the other end of the route, huge additional Chinese