The impact of Covid-19 coronavirus on the BRI

The Belt and Road Research Platform has introduced a new section on the website which:

A. Collects headlines that link to publications which discuss the impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus on the Belt and Road Initiative
B. Provides a platform for researchers to publish original works on this topic

The first original publication is a contribution by Dr. Sanne van der Lugt (LeidenAsiaCentre) and Prof. Duanyong Wang (Shanghai International Studies University), in which they analyse the challenges that the coronavirus cause for a high-speed railway in Indonesia and a metro line in Pakistan.

Click here if you want to stay up to date about the impact of the coronavirus on the Belt and Road Initiative.

The Belt and Road Research Platform brings together researchers and everyone who is interested in all aspects of China’s Belt and Road Initiative. The website¬†independently provides easy access to information, news, and expert analysis related to the BRI from global perspectives. For example, the Clingendael Silk Road Headlines are published here every week. At the same time, this website is the ideal place for international researchers to publish their work on BRI-related topics, to connect with one another and to gather the attention of a large audience.


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Published On: March, 2020