China calls for US and European companies to join the Road and Belt

China has called on the US and Europe to join its Belt and Road initiative, this after Chinese President, Xi Jinping was criticized that the initiative would be used used to increase his country’s influence at the expense of host countries.

China has pledged cooperation with European and American companies.
According to Zhou Xiaofei, deputy secretary general of the National Development and Reform Commission of China, The People’s Republic wants to combine their knowledge of construction and manufacturing with that of Western countries.

The Road and Belt is not just China’s initiative, says Zhou in an international cooperation event promoting the Road and Belt.



Source: Bloomberg