More than 700 enterprises from China and across Eurasia are taking part in the 6th China-Eurasia Expo that has opened in Xinjiang.
Urumqi is now the departure point for 19 different routes currently being run by China Railway Express. The routes service 24 cities in 17 different countries in Europe and Asia.
Chinese-owned LED manufacturer Hongbo Clean Energy is being held up as a prime example of how the Belt and Road Initative is helping Chinese firms expand around the world.
Home construction projects contracted by Chinese companies are now said to be improving local people's livelihood in the Maldives, where people have been facing serious housing shortages.
As part of the Belt and Road Initiative, the port city fo Xiamen in Fujian is seeing an increase in trade along the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.
Authorities in charge of the Ningbo-Zhoushan Port in Zhejiang are suggesting the 'Belt and Road' Initative has created a need for an expansion of their facilities.
During the last day of the 2018 China Internet Conference, participants from countries along the Belt and Road called for collaboration on the development of the digital economy along the route.
Discussions are underway in Qingdao about how to promote the Chinese government's Belt and Road Initiative through the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
The ports of Ningbo and Zhoushan in east China's Zhejiang province joined force over a decade ago to give better play to their respective advantages.