Business Extra Podcast episode 36: China's Belt and Road initiative and what it means for Middle East trade

This week, we look at China's ambitions for a new Silk Road

Host Mustafa Alrawi was at the IISS' Bahrain Bay Forum in Manama this week where he heard lively and insightful debate on the impact of China's ambitions for a new silk road for global trade links and infrastructure.

Leading expert on the topic, Professor Lanxin Xiang, explains what the Belt and Road Initiave is and Gulf-based economist Omar Al Ubaydli discusses why China's approach has been so successful in this region.

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