Xi announces major steps to support Belt and Road cooperation

• Chinese president announces to build a multidimensional Belt and Road connectivity network; new logistics corridor across Eurasian continent linked by direct railway and road transportation
• China will support an open world economy, with total trade expected to exceed $32 trillion
• China will carry out practical cooperation for BRI through signature projects and "small yet smart" livelihood programs
• China will continue to promote green development in areas such as green infrastructure, green energy and green transportation
• China will continue to advance scientific and technological innovation
• China will support people-to-people exchanges
• China will promote integrity-based Belt and Road cooperation
• China will strengthen institutional building for international Belt and Road cooperation