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Shining a Light on Belt and Road Opportunities

Hong Kong hosted the inaugural Belt and Road Summit to explore business opportunities arising from China’s far-reaching development strategy. From top government officials to investors, project owners and services professionals, more than 2,400 participants attended the most authoritative conference to date on China’s Belt and Road Initiative, which covers more than 60 countries spanning Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The inaugural Belt and Road Summit, held 18 May at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, featured more than 20 senior government ministers from countries along the Belt and Road, as well as business leaders from Hong Kong, the Chinese mainland, ASEAN and other regions, to discuss how to turn the strategy into reality. Zhang Dejiang, Member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, and Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of the People’s Repub