The Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) ended on Saturday, with a list of 283 practical outcomes.
The list includes 283 concrete results in six categories: initiatives proposed or launched by the Chinese side; bilateral and multilateral documents signed during or immediately before the second BRF; multilateral cooperation mechanisms under the BRF framework; investment projects and project lists; financing projects; and projects by local authorities and enterprises.
The Chinese government signed MOUs on Belt and Road cooperation with the governments of Equatorial Guinea, Liberia, Luxembourg, Jamaica, Peru, Italy, Barbados, Cyprus and Yemen.
The Chinese government also signed cooperation plans or action plans with the governments of Serbia, Djibouti, Mongolia, Mozambique, Ethiopia, Papua New Guinea and the African Union, the United Nations Human Settlements Program, and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.
Meanwhile, more multinational cooperation mechanisms were established under the Belt and Road framework.
China, together with 33 representatives from government transportation and customs departments, key port enterprises, port authorities and terminal operators from 13 countries – Egypt, Sri Lanka, UAE, Latvia, Slovenia, Belgium, Spain, Fiji, Italy, the Netherlands, Denmark, Romania and Singapore –jointly set up the Maritime Silk Road Port Cooperation Mechanism and released the Ningbo Initiative on the Maritime Silk Road Port Cooperation.
Financial institutions also signed on to support projects.
Major financial institutions of the Chinese mainland, the UK, France, Singapore, Pakistan, the UAE, China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and other countries and regions signed up to the Green Investment Principles for Belt and Road Development.
The Ministry of Finance of China in collaboration with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the Corporación Andina de Fomento, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the European Investment Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the International Fund for Agricultural Development and the World Bank Group established the Multilateral Cooperation Center for Development Finance.