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December 7, 2023

Italy withdraws from China’s Belt and Road Initiative

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From the BBC World Service : Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni’s administration is pulling out of China’s flagship Belt and Road Initiative, the massive  infrastructure and trade project. This is leading to fears that Italy’s $20 billion export market into China could be threatened. Plus, G7 countries look to sanction Russian diamonds. Then, in Spain, a poor harvest is causing a shortage of olive oil and pushing prices up.

Aired December 7, 2023

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