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Global ambitions of the Chinese economy

Last May, approximately 30 head of states and governments gathered in Beijing for the Chinese President Xi Jinping’s announcement of the construction of a «New Silk Road», a route that will travel through 65 countries.

Recapturing the idea of the ancient «road» which united East and West from the 2nd century BC, to the 15th century, with this project China seeks to be the driving force of future globalization.

Here it is necessary to fully appreciate the economic model that has brought about China’s surprising development in recent decades. And it is also necessary to try to frame the opportunities and risks of this «new» Chinese economic protagonism.

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