The mid year 2015 Chinese stock market fundamentals and the overall Chinese structural debt may put a crimp in this debt financing of proposed rail/road foreign projects.
This cited Journal of Commerce report remains extremely optimistic about China’s willingness to write the necessary big foreign investment checks.
Time will tell. Time is always the acid test of any strategy.
Even if financed, these Chinese sponsored rail projects may not see the first trains until well after my death.
But the maps look “cool”.