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The effect of China’s One Belt One Road Initiative

The Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-century Maritime Silk Road, better known as the One Belt and One Road Initiative (OBOR), The Belt and Road (B&R) and The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) (OBOR) is a development strategy proposed...

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Map of China

China is a populous nation in East Asia whose vast landscape encompasses grassland, desert, mountains, lakes, rivers and more than 14,000km of coastline. Capital Beijing mixes modern architecture with historic sites such as the Forbidden City palace complex and Tiananmen Square. Shanghai is a skyscraper-studded global financial center. The iconic Great Wall of China runs east-west across the country’s north.

 Capital:  Beijing
Population: 1.379 billion (2016) World Bank
President:  Xi Jinping
Currency: Renminbi
Official languages: Mandarin Chinese, Standard Mandarin