China's trillion dollar plan to dominate global trade

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  • Published on:  Thursday, April 5, 2018
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    China's Belt and Road Initiative is the most ambitious infrastructure project in modern history. It spans over 60 countries and will cost over a trillion dollars. The plan is to make it easier for the world to trade with China, by funding roads, railways, pipelines, and other infrastructure projects in Asia and Africa. China is loaning trillions of dollars to any country that's willing to participate and it's been a big hit with the less democratic countries in the region. This makes the BRI a risky plan as well. But China is pushing forward because its goals are not strictly economic, they're also geopolitical.

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  • Vox
    Vox  9 months ago +389

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  • Marlon Flemming
    Marlon Flemming  4 hours ago

    And when that day come, America will not win another war and his time for defeat will erase and eradicate him absolutely. China is befriending all America's enemies in a humble and gradually pace. While America stand up looking and can't do a thing. Remember they world hates America and is willing by any chance to perish his country, and that is what's building up. The book known as "The Art of War", was written by a Chinese.

  • Racket Tattoo
    Racket Tattoo  23 hours ago

    china is already a super power.

  • taha taha
    taha taha  yesterday +1

    AMERICA:THE DYING SUPERPOWER

  • John Marwin Gelonga

    The reason why china dont give philippines loan, is because philippine can pay the debt, not falling into debt trap

  • Akarsh
    Akarsh  yesterday

    It's great for some countries not for others. For some it will be the American way for others the chinese way. More Options.

  • Sylvester Yegon

    A mension of Kenya would have been good.

  • AKASH MISHRA
    AKASH MISHRA  2 days ago

    Tump's america is not paying any attention to chinese new plan to rule world, he is very shy and not properly countring along with india ,as obama was doing.!!!

  • Fresh Fossil
    Fresh Fossil  2 days ago

    Rotten and corrupted birds flock together~ and they will collapse together~ haha

  • Arman Khan
    Arman Khan  3 days ago

    China well win this game bc Chinese people is very cool and honest America is splayed terrorist organisation

  • General Blorp
    General Blorp  3 days ago

    CHINA

  • William Singht
    William Singht  3 days ago

    USA financially helped Hitler (OK, not only USA). Then USA helped to some Islamist groups. In 80s USA created modern China: it helped them with technologies, they relocated a lot (most?) of manufacturing to China, they gave them a lot of orders, they created The Chinese Great Firewall. Today USA armed Saudi Araby with good modern weapons. What is USA doing at the moment? I don't know, but probably USA is creating for themselves a new powerful enemy that will threaten them... why? mmm just for lulz

  • Jon Rodriguez
    Jon Rodriguez  3 days ago

    meanwhile china grabbing islands in West Philippine Sea.

  • Rj Bond
    Rj Bond  4 days ago

    woe and behold the dragon from the east

  • sierra juliet
    sierra juliet  4 days ago

    How is red china better than the capitalist imf indebting colonies and grabbung their assets when they defaults. Allyou can say is that chinese are 5% smarter than europeans. The strong survive.

  • Carlo Dizon
    Carlo Dizon  4 days ago

    Also they are trying to build pogo hub that they will live on, and it is close to military camp here in philippines

  • Carlo Dizon
    Carlo Dizon  4 days ago

    Chinese are slowly conquering your country and my country!
    I think we should limit them in going and going out from the country

  • Ju hyo Kang
    Ju hyo Kang  4 days ago

    해상ㅡ육상ㅡokay

  • Ju hyo Kang
    Ju hyo Kang  4 days ago

    Oppa and xi mingze 협찬ㆍ후원 ㅡokay

  • Ju hyo Kang
    Ju hyo Kang  4 days ago

    World economy china xi jinping leader okay