India-Middle East-Europe Corridor

‘Sidestepping China to build a new corridor will not produce results’

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“Is it just a geopolitical game or a pledge for regional economic development?” This is the fundamental question to ask when considering the potential of the recently proposed India-Middle East-Europe economic corridor (IMEC), according to Hussein Askary, vice-chairman of the Belt and Road Institute in Sweden. In his opinion, the project’s success will be determined by three factors: the integration of regional development plans, the unavoidable cooperation with China, and the financing plan.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is the Chief Editor of RailFreight.com, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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India-Middle East-Europe Corridor

‘Sidestepping China to build a new corridor will not produce results’

Image: Etihad Rail

“Is it just a geopolitical game or a pledge for regional economic development?” This is the fundamental question to ask when considering the potential of the recently proposed India-Middle East-Europe economic corridor (IMEC), according to Hussein Askary, vice-chairman of the Belt and Road Institute in Sweden. In his opinion, the project’s success will be determined by three factors: the integration of regional development plans, the unavoidable cooperation with China, and the financing plan.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is the Chief Editor of RailFreight.com, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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