Sunday, may 14, in Beijing opened the international economic forum of «One belt and one road» for participation in which arrived on the 29th of heads of state and government, including the leaders of Russia, Turkey and other countries.
The forum is attended by UN Secretary-General, antónio Guterres, Director of the International monetary Fund Christine Lagarde, world Bank President Jim Yong Kim.
In total, the forum, initiated by China, and is devoted to the interaction of the countries of Asia, involved more than thousand persons, among whom there are representatives of several countries of the European Union and Israel.
India refused to participate in the summit, although Indian scientists are among the participants.
In September 2013, Chinese President XI Jinping in September 2013 proposed the concept of «New silk road» under the slogan «One belt and one road». The global strategy involves the creation of extensive infrastructure networks on the way from the Western borders of China via Central Asia and Iran to Europe, like the Wikipedia.
As conceived by the initiators, the project of construction of transport infrastructure (Railways and roads, pipelines, ports) should lead to a substantial increase vnutriukrainskie trade and intensification of economic development of the vast internal territories of Eurasia, and South and South-East Asia, Middle East and Africa, which would have to be «New silk road» (at least in its marine component). While political, informational and organizational preparation of the project.
In the spring of 2015 for implementation of the project there was created an investment Fund Silk Road Company, and was allocated $ 40 billion. It is further assumed multiple increase this amount and participation in the project financing of Islamic and European countries.