Henry Tillman, founder and editor of ChinaInvestmentResearch.com, a research firm that tracks Chinese outbound investment, discusses with podcast host Jacopo Dettoni the changing nature of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and weighs in on the ongoing trade battle between the US and China, which is also affecting the outlook for BRI projects: "The more they [the US] block Huawei, the more they maintain their competitive advantage for artificial intelligence and autonomous technologies".