It has been touted as one of the most ambitious plans of the 21st century so far. China's Belt and Road Initiative has not only gained attention because it spans Asia, Africa and Europe and covers 60 per cent of the world's population, but also because the participating countries cover around a third of the world's gross domestic product and world trade. They also contain 60 per cent of the world's population. Claire Huang looks at how it could help Singapore businesses and whether it will live up to its hype.
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