Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and China Enterprises Association (CEA) jointly launched the Belt and Road Initiative Connect Platform at the Singapore Regional Business Forum (SRBF) 2017 opening on Tuesday.
The platform will serve as an online and offline platform to connect various parties interested in Belt and Road Initiatives projects and serve as a facilitator for the regional business community to concretize and implement projects along the Belt and Road route, according to SBF.
These include the sharing of latest developments of the initiative, providing market analysis and intelligence, conducting feasibility and evaluation studies, assisting in project investment an financing, offering legal and arbitration consultation, setting up of online and offline Belt and Road project matching activities, promoting the development of talent capability development and showcasing successful projects and stories.
SRBF 2017 is the third edition of Singapore Regional Business Forum. It focuses on seizing business opportunities through regional cooperation along the Belt and Road route, in particular the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.
There will be a series of discussions concentrating on bridging existing gaps to accelerate the concretization of Belt and Road projects, highlighting the importance of joint and third country collaboration.
Proposed by China in 2013, the Belt and Road Initiative refers to the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, aiming at building a trade and infrastructure network connecting Asia with Europe and Africa along the ancient trade routes of Silk Road.