China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has been described as a tool with geoeconomic implications, if not intent. What does this mean and how should Australia respond? Jane Golley, Deputy Director of the Australian National University’s Centre on China in the World, joins James Laurenceson, Deputy Director of the Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) at the University of Technology Sydney, to discuss these issues. Jane Golley also offers her thoughts on the current state of the Australia-China relationship, including recent claims that China seeks to influence Australian political decision-making.Listen to Deputy Director Jane Golley discussing China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), how Australia should respond to it, and the current state of the Australia-China relationship with James Laurenceson, Deputy Director of the Australia–China Relations Institute (ACRI) at UTS: University of Technology Sydney
A recording of the interview can be accessed via Soundcloud.