Belt and Road Weekly Investor Intelligence # 74

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s diplomatic visits to Islamabad, Kabul, New Delhi and Kathmandu are of paramount importance – we are commenting on all these discussions. In addition the latest BRI and supply chain development in the Russia-Southern Belt and Road Corridor.

Wang Yi tour of South Asia

In Nepal, Wang Yi made progress on free trade, infrastructure projects and cross-border energy networks.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s three-day visit to Nepal results and how it will affect BRI and other China-backed projects.

China strikes a harmonious tone with India as new Asian geopolitical alliances begin to form in the wake of Russia problems

The BRICS Group could become the Eastern Bloc with the power to challenge US global interests

Chinese Foreign Minister visits Kabul to meet Taliban government

Political and economic relations were discussed, including the commencement of work in the mining sector and the future role of Afghanistan in China’s Belt and Road Infrastructure Initiative.

Wang Yi at Islamic Cooperation: China is investing US $ 400 billion in Muslim Belt and Road Initiative projects

The OIC alliance consists of 57 states on four continents and has a collective population of 1.9 billion.

Southern Belt & Road Supply Chain Developments

Ports of the Caspian Sea of ​​Kazakhstan Volumes Up

Kazakhstan has three operating ports, Aktau, Boutino and Kurik, with trade growing 5.4%.

The Kazakhstan-Eurasian Economic Union trade rose 29% in January

Kazakhstan’s bilateral trade with other member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), including Armenia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and Russia, reached US $ 1.7 billion in January 2022.

Georgia-Uzbekistan bilateral trade increased by 88%

Russia bypasses the southern route and connects Uzbekistan with Georgia and the EU through Turkmenistan.

Armenia and Azerbaijan are being considered for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Observer status.

SCO Secretary-General Zhang Ming said member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) were actively considering the status of observers in Armenia and Azerbaijan.

China Belt & Road and Beyond

All the latest international news headlines about China’s Belt & Road Initiative.

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