Common dimensions of European transport policy and the “Belt-Road” initiative

  • 1 Transport University “Todor Kableshkov”, Sofia, Bulgaria


China’s stated objectives for the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) refer to a broad intention to foster international collaboration with the countries involved, which focus on capacity building, liberalisation and facilitation of trade and investment, financial cooperation and people-to-people exchange. All of them are closely related to policies. According to our opinion, the most outstanding are the logistics objectives for the BRI, in order to support Chinese exports of products and equipment, as well as its engineering and construction capabilities and technologies and controlling logistics chains with Europe. Among the other not less important objectives is the necessity of balanced development across China.



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