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New Investment Data Shows Belt and Road Initiative Is Rebounding

Source: China Belt and Road Initiative Investment Report 2023 via Bloomberg.

Chinese investment in Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects rose to its highest level since 2018. A new report [PDF] by Fudan University in China and Griffith University in Australia shows that investment has jumped by 80% since last year.

The report indicates that the initiative coined by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013 could be returning to its pre-pandemic levels.

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