19 October 2019

Lucrezia Poggetti

Lucrezia Poggetti is a research associate at the Mercator Institute for China Studies.
  • Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan arrive at Fiumicino airport on March 21 ahead of a visit to Rome and the Sicilian capital Palermo. Photo: Reuters

    Italy’s BRI blunder

    - Mar 22, 2019 9:46am
      Barring any sudden reversals, Italy will formally endorse China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” (BRI) during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Rome this week. Though US President Donald Trump’s administration recently signaled its disapproval of...