ARA Alternative Assets & Infrastructure (14 - 20 Mar 2019)

An Italian official said last week that Rome would sign a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Beijing to officially support Mr Xi's massive US$1 trillion (S$1.35 trillion) Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), also known as the New Silk Road.

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ARA Alternative Assets & Infrastructure (7 to 13 Mar 2019)

Xi is due to travel to Italy from March 22-24 and Conte said Rome and Beijing were looking to agree to a framework deal during the state visit, despite reports that the United States is concerned at the prospect of a key ally joining the venture.

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ARA Alternative Assets & Infrastructure (28 Feb - 6 Mar 2019)

As China celebrates the fifth anniversary of its Belt and Road Initiative, South Asia has clearly emerged as a “priority zone” in the Chinese scheme, particularly, with the highest density of early harvest projects. 

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