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Portugal, Angola, and Brazil are the Portuguese-speaking countries most ranked in the Chinese infrastructure index

In general terms, all eight Portuguese-speaking countries moved up in the 2022 'ranking' of the Infrastructure Development Index "One Belt, One Road".

Chinese President Xi Jinping announced the initiative in 2013, involving 71 countries in Beijing's international strategic plan to develop maritime, road, and rail links and energy resources investment.

In the ranking led by Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia, Brazil (12th) is the best-placed Portuguese-speaking country.

It is followed, among the Portuguese-speaking countries, by Angola (22nd), Portugal (28th), Cape Verde (53rd), Mozambique (54th), East Timor (63rd), São Tomé and Príncipe (69th), and . . .

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