The Dependence of China Belt and Road Initiative Efficiency to the Level of Logistics Infrastructure Development

The article analyzes the peculiarities of the impact of logistics infrastructure on the effectiveness of project implementation. The role of LPI as an indicator of infrastructure development, investment opportunities and its peculiarities are highlighted. The regional peculiarity of logistics development with the help of LPI is outlined. Abilities for Belt and Road initiative where analyzed and emphasized the status of logistics practice in the Asian countries, which are involved into the project. Analyzed the peculiarities of formation of international and domestic LPI, their differences in creation, as well as factors considered for statistics bases. Key opportunities for the development of the BRI project and the prerequisites for its creation have been identified. Distinguished input and output indicators of the LPI in to the two types: areas for policy regulations (inputs) and service delivery performance outcomes. Formed the basic factors which need to be taken into consideration during the decision making for investments into the logistics infrastructure of BRI project. Infrastructural improvements that have already been implemented or are being finalized were highlighted. The key risk factors in project implementation are highlighted, with opportunities to consider and offset their impact on the final implementation of the project.

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