Austrian economists are proposing a European Silk Road.
In Serbia and the Western Balkans, ordinary people hugely appreciate the convenience of using the new Chinese-built bridges and highways. The political impact is palpable.
The Great Stone industrial park outside Minsk currently feels like an empty monument to political ambition, but with Beijing’s backing it still has potential.
Our author has embarked on a journey to investigate how China’s BRI is being implemented on the ground.