China is ready to expand cooperation with Tonga in various fields within the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday.
Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng stressed the Belt and Road Energy Partnership (BREP) at the second Belt and Road Energy Ministerial Conference.
As of Tuesday, a total of 2,103 China-Europe freight trains have passed through the border port of Erenhot in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region this year, up 16 percent year on year.
China has established multilateral cooperation mechanisms for green development under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), said a white paper released by the State Council Information Office Friday.
The BRI remains attractive to the majority of countries in the world as it addresses development needs neglected by other institutions or initiatives, experts said.
Shandong Province saw its foreign trade with countries participating in the Belt and Road Initiative rise 41.3 percent year on year.
The ongoing 21st China Int'l Fair for Investment & Trade (CIFIT) has pumped new life into Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) cooperation, with enterprises and governments strengthening ties at the event.s
The opening ceremony of The Belt And Road - The Great Wall International Folk Culture and Arts Festival was held in Langfang, Hebei Province.
A senior official of the CPC called for continued efforts to enhance cultural exchanges and mutual learning among civil societies in countries along the Belt and Road (B&R).s