Bruno Maçães: "Belt and Road is not about infrastructure"

The "Belt and Road" initiative is about economic influence and power, contended Bruno Maçães at the GDI Retail Summit. According to the politician, it helped create the landscape for China's e-commerce industry.
15 October, 2020 by
Bruno Maçães: «Bei Belt and Road geht es nicht um Infrastruktur»
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