Login

Reload

Remember me Forgot it?

Not a subscriber?

Click on the button below to create your account and get immediate access to Xinhua Silk Road Database.

Start a Free Trial

Subscribe

Belt & Road Weekly Subscription Form

Research Report

The full edition of the report is available at Xinhua Silk Road Database. You can click the “Table of Content” to have a general understanding of it.

Click on the button below to create your account and get immediate access to thousands of articles.

Start a Free Trial

International Relations

HOME > International Relations


Belt and Road Initiative follows int'l rules, market principles: FM

March 9, 2018


Abstract : The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a global public good that follows international rules, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Thursday. It is an international cooperation platform that follows market principles, Wang made the remarks...

自由贸易

BEIJING, Mar. 9 (Xinhua) -- The Belt and Road Initiative(BRI) is a global public good that follows international rules, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Thursday.

It is an international cooperation platform that follows market principles, Wang made the remarks at a press conference on the sidelines of the ongoing annual session of the National People's Congress.

The BRI is a transparent initiative that follows the "golden rule" of extensive consultation, joint contribution and shared benefits, Wang said.

"Everything is in the open," Wang told the press. "There is no backroom deal, and every step is transparent."

The foreign minister said China sincerely asks for ideas from all parties to make the BRI a success. China will work on both hardware connectivity of infrastructure and software connectivity of policy, regulation and standard.

It would be high-standard and economically viable, beneficial to the world as well as to China, Wang said.

Over 140 countries participated in the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation last May, which is a clear vote of confidence from the international community, according to the minister.

Most Read


Related Coverage

Focus

Think Tank

  • EU's new GDPR privacy law could both hurt and benefi...

    June 14, 2018

    On May 25, the EU implemented what has been characterized as the strictest s...

  • China must nurture home-grown talent to catch up wit...

    June 13, 2018

    India's advantages in nurturing talent and in language makes it easier for I...

  • More challenges faced in China-Africa economic and t...

    June 11, 2018

    With the development of China-Africa economic and trade cooperation, China h...

  • SCO likely to form new coop pattern if taking advant...

    June 8, 2018

    In face of China’s rapid development, the SCO shall further strengthen inte...

  • Ask Us A Question

    If you have any questions, please enter them in the box below.

    Reload

    Write to Us

    Do you want to be a contributor to Xinhua Silk Road and tell us your Belt & Road story? Send your articles to silkroadweekly@xinhua.org and share your stories with more people.

    Click on the button below to create your account and get imhttp://img.silkroad.news.cn/templates/silkroad/en2017te access to thousands of articles.

    Start a Free Trial