China Belt and Road: why should we even care?
The Chinese Belt and Road project, also known as One Belt, One Road, is an initiative that will see countries along the Belt and Road make up an 'economic co-operation area' that will account for almost 65% of the world's population and 37% of global GDP. New Zealand and China signed a ground-breaking memorandum of understanding on the Belt and Road Initiative in March. But what does it even mean? Stephen Jacobi from the New Zealand China Council explains.