The trains and sea ports of China's new Silk Road

The trains and sea ports of China's new Silk RoadChina’s Silk Road summit on Sunday will highlight the country’s plans to revive ancient trade routes from Asia to Europe and Africa with a massive network of rail and maritime links. The One Belt, One Road Initiative was unveiled by President Xi Jinping in 2013. Beijing’s grand vision includes the “Silk Road Economic Belt,” which extends from China to central Asia through Europe, linking northern Xi’an city with Dushanbe in Tajikistan, Moscow, Rotterdam in the Netherlands, and Venice in Italy.



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