GCTL8.com (FocusAsia Media Ltd)

BEIJING, Mar 16 (FAM) – Services improved to ensure equal protection to all and courts across the country are handling a rising number of foreign-related lawsuits as the Belt and Road Initiative rapidly progresses, as market players will be equally protected to ensure a fair and just environment, a vice-president from the top court said.

The Belt and Road Initiative, proposed by President Xi Jinping in 2013, covers the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, with the aim of creating a trade and infrastructure network to connect Asia with Europe and Africa along ancient trade routes.