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China: The start of the Silk Road

Lanzhou city on the Yellow River and how it is benefiting from the Belt and Road Initiative.

The sky is hidden by smog in Lanzhou on the Yellow River; this transport and manufacturing hub is pumping Chinese goods out to the world. In this last programme, we find out how the Belt and Road Initiative has brought new people into this growing metropolis and how businesses are benefiting from the new infrastructure.

Presenter: Peter Shevlin and Martin Yip

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