Italy has inked a non-binding protocol with China to join in in Beijing’s new Silk Road of transport and trade associations
extending from Asia to Europe.
move, Italy has emerged as the first -G7
nation to sign up for the project.
of the deal is reportedly a whopping $5.6 to 8 billion.
Prime Minister Mr Conte who is planning to visit China next month will also sign
a few more deals.
The Silk Road was an ancient network of
trade routes that connected the East and West. It was central to cultural
interaction between the regions for many centuries.