Redefining the financial landscape with Belt and Road

The staggering scale of Belt and Road ensures it will have a defining impact on several sectors

Mar 1, 2018 | Invesco

While it may be set to shape the future, the Belt and Road Initiative (Belt and Road) is already changing the world today. Since being introduced in 2013, it has grown into a full-fledged operation that is redefining the global map with railways, ports, highways, wireless beacons and industrial parks.

There is no shortage of ways investors can capitalize on a systematic investment program as large as Belt and Road. To date, fixed income has emerged as a key channel given the deep pool of bonds issued to finance the initiative.

The influx of fixed investment and early efficiency gains from new projects have also contributed positively to economic development in Belt and Road countries. Current investment opportunities should continue to grow as further development gets underway.
 

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