silk road

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

China-Europe Rail Containers Find New Routes By Sea to Avoid Russia

By Ann Koh and Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — More than a million containers set to ride 6,000-plus miles of railway linking Western Europe to Eastern

March 23, 2022
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Friday, January 26, 2018
nuclear icebreaker convoy

China Unveils Vision for ‘Polar Silk Road’ Across Arctic

BEIJING, Jan 26 (Reuters) – China on Friday outlined its ambitions to extend President Xi Jinping’s signature Belt and Road Initiative to the

January 26, 2018
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Monday, August 15, 2016

Why China’s Plan to Build a Nautical Silk Road Runs Through Singapore

As the son of a man who journeyed from China to Singapore and founded a shipping business a half century ago, Teo Siong Seng sees his life as one

August 15, 2016
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Tuesday, July 19, 2016
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Maritime News

China’s Deserted Road Turns Sorry Substitute for High Seas

By David Fickling (Bloomberg Gadfly) — Think China’s plans to build railways across central Asia will be a boon for global trade? Consider this:

July 19, 2016
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Friday, March 11, 2016
Maritime News

New Silk Road Index Charts Shipping Industry’s Stormy Waters

By Colin Simpson (Bloomberg) — A new Chinese shipping index that tracks freight movements among the countries on the route of one of President Xi

March 11, 2016
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Friday, February 12, 2016
Maritime News

U.S. Touts ‘Batman’ Destroyer as Obama Courts Asean Leaders

By David Tweed and Toluse Olorunnipa (Bloomberg) — U.S. officials are looking to superheroes in their quest to preserve Asia’s postwar security order

February 12, 2016
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Friday, June 12, 2015

The New Silk Road – China’s Answer for Europe’s Needs

Although Budapest and Beijing are separated by 6,000 miles, they've just agreed to become much closer. In a quiet ceremony held last weekend, Hungary became

June 12, 2015
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Monday, November 10, 2014
Maritime News

China to Make ‘Mind Blowing’ Investment to Expand Clout Along New Silk Road

China plans to spend billions of dollars to revive intercontinental land routes and develop maritime links to expand commerce and give it more weight in a

November 10, 2014
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Saturday, November 8, 2014

China to Establish $40 Billion ‘Silk Road’ Infrastructure Fund

China will contribute $40 billion to set up a Silk Road infrastructure fund to boost connectivity across Asia, President Xi Jinping announced on Saturday, the

November 8, 2014
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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

China Said to Plan $16.3 Billion Fund to Revive ‘Silk Road’ Trading Route

China plans a $16.3 billion fund to finance construction of infrastructure linking its markets to three continents as President Xi Jinping pushes forward with

November 5, 2014
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