Wouter Jacobs keynote speaker during CSA-EUR China in focus
Wouter Jacobs is keynote speaker during China in Focus seminar of CSA-EUR on 14 February 2018. Title of the presentation is: China’s Belt Road Initiative. Balancing trade or expanding geopolitical clout? In this presentation Wouter will discuss China ‘s Belt Road Initiative (BRI), the multi-billion dollar infrastructure investment program in what can be referred to as the New Silk Road. The BRI exemplifies China’ more assertive role in world trade and in promoting (regional) economic development. But China’s expansion is accompanied with new geopolitical realities and security concerns.