Major Cracks Appear in China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Dr. Munr Kazmir
4 min readJan 24, 2023

From billion-dollar construction flaws to scrapped projects: Is the Chinese Communist Party’s Belt and Road wearing out already?

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“SAN LUIS, Ecuador — Built near a spewing volcano, it was the biggest infrastructure project ever in this country, a concrete colossus bankrolled by Chinese cash and so important to Beijing that China’s leader, Xi Jinping, spoke at the 2016…