Belt and Road Initiative

China’s One Belt — One Way Initiative is a program linked Asia and Africa with Europe via land and sea routes to deepen regional integration, promote trade, and stimulate economic growth. The initiative includes the Silk Road Economic Belt — the transcontinental corridor connecting China with Southeast Asia, South Asia, Central Asia, Russia and Europe by land — and the 21st Century Sea Silk Road connecting China’s coastal regions with Southeast Asia, South Asia, the countries of the South Pacific, the Middle East, East Africa and Europe. The program involves attracting investment in the development of infrastructure facilities.

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Article
10.29.2021
The Current Status and Challenges of China Railway Express (CRE) as a Key Sustainability Policy Component of the Belt and Road Initiative
The research is devoted to the analysis of the current development of Chinese railway express trains, problems, and the search for their solutions.
Article
10.04.2021
Analyzing the Railway Network of the Belt and Road Initiative

The paper focuses on the railroad network across Eurasia that consists of six major corridors. The results obtained from this study establish the need to increase the processing capacity at border control points to maximize the utilizability.

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09.23.2021
China-Europe trains have boosted investment and trade across Eurasia

"By switching to the freight train service, we can save about 50 days of transport time and avoid potential breakdowns of the supply chain."