Written by PwC


PwC released this report in 2017. 

Since its unveiling in October 2013, China’s Belt & Road Initiative (B&R) has promoted Eurasian trade and integration along the Silk Road Economic Belt and the Maritime Silk Road. In Central and East Europe (CEE), the Belt & Road Initiative could have significant implications for CEE as the financial needs for further transport infrastructure development in CEE has been estimated at EUR 615 bn through 2025. In line with B&R initiative, CEE region will be one of the most attractive markets for Chinese and international investors; increased Chinese investment in CEE, especially in infrastructure area is forseen.