Strait Talk

China’s Belt and Road Initiative: A Modern Silk Road?

A Chinese freight train, as part of the Belt and Road Initiative, now travels uninterrupted from Xi’an, China to Europe with a transit stop in Turkey. Shamim Chowdhury explains what this means for Turkish businesses and how it’ll impact trade between Turkey and China.

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New Silk Road

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