Impacts of the Ukraine war on China's BRI

21 June, 2022, 18:00 - 19:30 pm CET | Lecture Hall XV Bonn University

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has developed an overwhelming geoeconomics orientation to Eurasia by having forged an extensive set of China-Europe and China-Central Asia rail freight routes as a transcontinental logistics system. The war in Ukraine, through its expansive repercussions across Eurasia and beyond, has created a major shock to the BRI and its Europe-facing freight train operation and Eurasia-based infrastructure projects, forcing some train routes to be rerouted and some projects to be suspended or undermined. In this lecture, I will discuss how the Ukraine War and its broader geopolitical spillover affect the BRI by pressing China to: 1) consolidate its domestic westward regional development, 2) adjust its Europe-bound freight routes while opening up new intermodal logistics lines linking Europe and Asia, and 3) navigate a riskier geopolitical environment for pursuing the next phase of the BRI.     

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Ablauf

Welcoming Adress:

Prof. Wolfram Hilz (CASSIS, University of Bonn)

Talk:

Prof. Xiangming Chen (Center for Urban and Global Studies, Trinity College)

Discussant:

Dr. Una Aleksandra Bērziņa-Čerenkova (Riga Stradins University & Latvian Institute of International Affairs)


Moderator:

Dr. Enrico Fels (CASSIS, University of Bonn)


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In cooperation with Polis180 regio group Rheinland and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom.


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