As China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) quickly evolves into anupdated version for realizing high-quality development, its long-termsuccess will increasingly depend on how well it can earn internationallegitimacy and credibility. Since sustainability is a critical source of credibility for the BRI, it is necessary to move the BRI forward by amplifying its role as a development agenda and tapping its potential to support global sustainable development and facilitate implementation of the United Nations’2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda)through delivering more public goods to other developing countries. TheBRI projects designed to strengthen infrastructure inter-connectivity cangreatlyfit the developmental needs of countries along the routes and ex-pedite their achievement of sustainable development goals (SDGs), bothexplicitly and implicitly. Besides, the growing alignment between the BRI.
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Jiahan, C. (2019) 'China’s Belt and Road Initiative 2.0: Delivering Global Public Goods for Sustainable Development', China Quarterly of International Strategic Studies 5.2: 233–248
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