The Big Picture

China's Belt and Road

As China’s efforts to develop and build a sprawling global trade network moved into overdrive in 2017, Reuters has been at the forefront of the action. Reporting from far-flung locations along the Belt and Road route, Reuters has led the way in covering the frenetic activity unleashed by the initiative – from infrastructure deals and financing, to diplomacy and politics – providing in-depth reporting on the changes taking place within China and beyond.