Belt&Road - the conquest of space
China’s meta-strategy and Europe
The driver behind this commercial project is, above all, a new ideology being advanced by the CPC.
Indeed, the main purpose of BRI is to secure and control transport routes for natural resources, particularly oil and gas. This basically means the transport routes that connect African resource-producing countries to production sites in China. The most important corridor is the China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). This route connects the city of Kashgar in China to the port city of Gwadar in Pakistan and is an integral part of China’s overall strategy. Almost 80% of all Chinese imports of oil pass through the Strait of Malacca .
While Europe tries to identify a new vision, China has provided its geopolitical strategy with a second wind...
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