When Chinese leader Xi Jinping visited Central Asia and Southeast Asia in September and October 2013, he raised the initiative of jointly building the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road. Essentially, the 'belt' includes countries situated on the original Silk Road through Central Asia, West Asia, the Middle East, and Europe...Read more
Belt & Road World Union (abbreviated BARWU), is a non-profit organization that is registered in Stockholm in March 2017. The establishment of the organization has been initiated by a group of corporate leaders and entrepreneurs in Europe, aiming to help member countries, member organizations and member companies to get engaged in the Belt and Road Initiative for sharing of the development opportunities and benefits...Read more
The Maritime Silk Road, also known as the "21st Century Maritime Silk Road" (21世纪海上丝绸之路) is a complementary initiative aimed at investing and fostering collaboration in Southeast Asia, Oceania, and North Africa, through several contiguous bodies of water – the South China Sea, the South Pacific Ocean, and the wider Indian Ocean area.
The primary and the foremost benefit a member can enjoy is the unique access to the vast network that BARWU possesses, since it has its own organization in each and every country. This includes naturally the huge partnership network with the 22 provinces within China which are included in the Belt and Road Initiative.
Various events, forums, conferences, meetings concerning projects, investments, trade, match-making, etc. will be held on a regular base, both locally and globally, in which all the members can participate.