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Green Transport

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Mobility and transport are crucial for economic development and personal freedom. Freight transport delivers goods within a city and across countries of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) with trucks on roads, with trains and with ships (and to some extent by plane). People move similarly with public transport (such as high-speed trains, subways, electric buses), private transport means (such as taxis, electric vehicles, cars) and non-motorized transport (such as bikes, walking).
Investments in transport infrastructure play a decisive role in BRI countries – constituting about 30% of all BRI investments. As transport is responsible for about 15-20% of global greenhouse gas emissions and mobility is expected to rise, it is paramount to find green financing solutions for green transport technologies. In this section, we look at green finance trends in Belt and Road Initiative countries in the green mobility and green transport sector.

For the Chinese version, click here. Introduction Greening urban transport is paramount to achieving global climate targets. With urban population increasing by 2.5 billion people, particularly in many countries of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), much hope is put on green mobility technologies and innovation. Their application depends on…