Background Information

List of Countries on the New Silk Road (BRI/OBOR)

This is a list of countries and organisations that have officially signed up to the New Silk Road (OBOR/BRI) Initiative. 69 countries and organisations have made official agreements. Listed below are the countries and organisations who have made agreements with China for BRI / OBOR, as at September 2019.

Germany, Greece, Poland and Hungary are actively involved and the UK has officially stated that it wants to be apart of the initiative.

Furthermore, many Western nations such as the UK, Germany, France, Austria, Holland and Australia are founding members (and Canada is an official prospective member) of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) which was created, in part, to help fund infrastructure projects on the New Silk Road.

 

The List:

China
The Silk Road Fund
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

Europe: Austria, Germany, UK*, Italy, Poland, Hungary, Greece, Belarus, Holland, Ukraine, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuvania, Portugal, Czechia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Albania, Montenegro, Croatia, Moldova,

Inter-continental Eurasia: Russia, Turkey & Kazakhstan

Middle East: Israel, Saudi Arabia, Palestine, Jordan, Syria, Iran, Lebanon, Iraq, Qatar, Kuwait & UAE

Asia: Azerbaijan, Georgia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Afganistan, Pakistan (especially with CPEC), Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Philipines, Brunei, Hong Kong, Bangaldesh, Sri Lanka, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal

Oceana: New Zealand

Africa: Egypt, Maldives, Somalia, Ethopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Sudan

*The UK has no agreement yet but have made official statements that they are willing. They are however a founding member of the AIIB.

 

 

Resources:
gbtimes.com
financialexpress.com
aph.gov.au
china-trade-research.hktdc.com
voa and Britain

 

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