China World Trade Summit

President Xi Jinping wrapped up an inaugural ‘world trade’ summit dedicated to his cornerstone diplomatic initiative for Chinese-style globalization with an invitation to world leaders to re-convene in 2019. The Eurasia and beyond infrastructure strategy moves forward with international agreements and system-changing investment



In a televised closing address in Beijing, Xi painted a ‘big picture’  strategic plan to link China with the world. 

Xi heralds his Belt and Road Initiative as a “project of the century.”

International financial system and banking looks to 21st century economics.

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has entered into operation, and the Silk Road Fund and several other multilateral or bilateral cooperation funds are providing continuous financing support to the Belt and Road Initiative.


124 Billion Pledged / Maritime Executive


China’s inspiration of Belt and Road Initiative / Xinhua


● Keynote Speech by the Chinese President Xi Jinping


Xi Jinping Positions China at the Center of New Economic Order / NYT


Globalization 2.0: How China’s two-day summit aims to shape a new world order / LA Times


China’s Xi positions himself as free trade and climate champion / CNN


Belt and Road Initiative: China Plans $1 Trillion New ‘Silk Road’ / NBC News


Keywords on Belt and Road Initiative / Global Times