BEIJING: According to the second Belt and Road Countries Investment Index Report, compiled by Deloitte and the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce (SMCC), Chinese enterprises’ investment in BRI countries will remain stable and possibly expand its scope and areas of operation. This will help these countries stay economically stable and grow consistently.

The report highlights the latest trends in Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) investment during 2017 and 2018. The report noted that China and the BRI are playing an increasingly important role in the economic development and upliftmentof the economic conditions of the BRI countries. This is a direct result of the BRI and the boost given to potential investors by the Chinese government.

The report indicated the overall investment attractiveness of Belt and Road countries has risen, particularly in Southeast Asia, but the risks have also increased.

Source: Xinhua News Agency