What is "the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road"?

April 20,2021

The Silk Road Economic Belt focuses on.

bringing together China, Central Asia, Russia and Europe (the Baltic).

linking China with the Persian Gulf and the Mediterranean Sea through Central and Western Asia.

linking China with the Indian Ocean through Southeast Asia and South Asia.

The 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road is designed to go from China's coast to Europe through the South China Sea and the Indian Ocean in one route, and from China's coast through the South China Sea to the South Pacific in the other.

The Belt and Road routes run through the continents of Asia, Europe and Africa, connecting the vibrant East Asia economic circle at one end and the developed European economic circle at the other.

The Belt and Road Initiative is going to bring great benefits to the relevant countries and also the world economy.