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China-CEEC (16+1 Initiative)

posted on 2022-08-15, 06:36 authored by Chun Yin Man, David Alexander PalmerDavid Alexander Palmer


The geometry of countries that have joined the Cooperation between China Central and Eastern European Countries (16+1 Initiative) up until August 2022. Found in 2012, the 16+1 initiative between China and 16 Central and Eastern European Countries aims to enhance cooperation in the fields of infrastructure, transportation, logistics, trade, and investment. 

An interactive view of this dataset: Link


Data were collected from the official website of China-CEEC. The geospatial features, including polygons and boundaries of regions, are sourced from Natural Earth, Admin 0 – Countries version 5.1.1 (Published on 12 May 2022). For metadata, such as data description and available methods for geospatial data processing, please read the readme.pdf.

Terms of use

This dataset features in a collection of geospatial data "Geo-mapping databases for the Belt and Road Initiative". To cite this work, available citation styles can be found here: 


CRF grant no. C7052-18G, “Infrastructures of Faith: Religious Mobilities on the Belt and Road”