China has made an active contribution to the world's poverty reduction. The nation is the largest contributor to the UN's Millennium Development Goal of halving the number of people in poverty worldwide.
Domestic and international observers are mulling over the possible repercussions of a key financial conference in China, with financial stability a key concern according to some media reports.
The policy of 'Economic Reforms and Open door' to the world followed by China's successive leaderships ever since 1978 have transformed not only China itself but also the regional and global economic situation.
The Belt & Road Forum in Beijing China, which is scheduled to take place on May 14 and 15, 2017, would symbolize the initial formation of a global dialogic platform on the part of the Chinese Government together with the stakeholders and interested parties to deepen cooperation on the Belt & Road Initiative.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart, Donald Trump finally met on April 6 and 7 in a highly-anticipated summit at Trump's Spanish-style Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida to facilitate a constructive and productive relationship between the two countries.
The meeting between the presidents of China and the US is perhaps the most important one at the international level as they represent the two most powerful countries in the world.
The land down under is unarguably the most important piece of real-estate in the Asia Pacific region. Over the years Chinese relations with New Zealand and Australia have been gaining new highs with each passing year.
Both Australia and New Zealand are significant at the political and economic level for Beijing's calculations. And the implementation of "Belt and Road" initiative further outlines aspects of a "win-win" collaboration.