Research Fellow, Development Research Center of the State Council, China
Xu Tao is Research Fellow at the Eurasian Institute of Social Development, Development Research Center of the State Council.
Sep 27, 2022
Held in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, the summit — a milestone in the 26-year-old Shanghai process — came during turbulent times. The world’s political, economic and security situation is in flux, but it is certain that the summit will open a new stage of development for the Belt and Road Initiative.