As an warm-up event for the upcoming China International Import Expo (CIIE), the 2018 Belt and Road Brand Expo kicked off in Shanghai Friday.
Liu Zhenmin, UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, said that China's Belt and Road Initiative and the United Nations' 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development have similar vision and principles.
The City of London Corporation said Wednesday it would launch a publication to promote London as the "natural western hub" of the Belt and Road Initiative, which could add up to 1.8 billion British pounds (2.4 billion U.S. dollars) annually to UK's GDP.
Discussions are underway in Qingdao about how to promote the Chinese government's Belt and Road Initiative through the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
China on Tuesday launched the new Fengyun-2H meteorological satellite to improve the accuracy of weather forecasting and provide better meteorological services to countries participating in the Belt and Road Initiative.
The past five years have seen the concept of the program being turned into concrete actions and results.
The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is gaining increasing popularity among the global business community, with a growing number of international institutions and companies feeling the benefits.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday that the Belt and Road Initiative is not an intrigue of China, as alleged by someone overseas, but aimed at benefiting more countries and people.
The Belt and Road Initiative has injected fresh vitality to Asia's economic cooperation and helped the continent to reshape its international relations, according to a report released Sunday at the Boao Forum for Asia 2018 annual conference.
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.