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Cost transparency must for German firms to help with China's OBOR: Minister

Germany's minister for economic affairs and energy was present at the summit

Reuters  |  Beijing 

OBOR, Xi Jinping, Belt and Road Forum, CPEC
Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses the gathered leaders, representatives and officials at the Belt and Road Forum summit in Beijing. Photo: Twitter (@PDChina)

German companies are willing to help with China's Belt and Road infrastructure-led development initiative, but improvements are needed in cost-transparency, said Germany's minister of economic affairs and energy.

Brigette Zypries, speaking on Sunday at a summit on the programme, also called for adherence to international standards.