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Belt and Road

Singapore to be dispute resolution hub for Belt and Road

City state sets up mediation panel to settle conflicts between China and project locations

Singapore, due to its strategic location, is an important partner for China in Southeast Asia.   © Reuters

SINGAPORE -- Singapore and China on Thursday agreed to establish an international mediation panel to resolve disputes arising from projects under China's Belt and Road Initiative.

The BRI Mediator Panel will comprise skilled and experienced dispute resolution professionals from the two countries as well as other recipient countries. It will mediate in disputes that involve Singapore, China and other countries.

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