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Belt and Road

China faces Belt and Road course correction after coronavirus

Southeast Asia expected to remain a focus as Beijing prioritizes home front

A Chinese worker stands on a construction site in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, in February. The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted flows of workers and materials to China-funded projects across the region.   © Reuters

PRAGUE -- The new coronavirus is straining economies to the breaking point, but China says its Belt and Road Initiative will proceed intact.

Analysts are not so sure.

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