The "One Belt One Road" project (OBOR) is one of China's key initiatives as part of its plan to assert its position as one of the world's strongest economic powers. OBOR was initially launched by China's President Xi Jinping in late 2013 as one of the Asian superpower's ambitious plans to accelerate outbound investment and to consolidate its position generally across the globe. This article explores what OBOR is, its objectives, current investment in OBOR, key challenges OBOR faces and how the PPP project model can be utilised to support OBOR projects.

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