Billion-dollar contracts signed, more market economy says: From the Chinese point of view of "the silk road summit". And from a German? Economy Minister Altmaier spread some optimism.
At the conclusion of the "silk road"summit in Beijing, the Chinese host will be happy about the promise of billions in investment. According to President Xi Jinping under the participant contracts with a volume of 64 billion dollars signed, equivalent to about 57 billion euros.
At the same time, he went to the international criticism of the large-scale Chinese Initiative for the Expansion of trade routes and assured that all cooperation in the framework of the major project market economic principles should be implemented.
China's government will continue to set the direction, but companies should act as the "key players" and funding was more widely distributed. Beijing search by more cooperation with international institutions, said Xi at the end of the two-day meeting with representatives from more than 150 countries.