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Chinese premier visits bridge construction in Croatia

AP  |  Brijesta (Croatia) 

Chinese has visited a in where a major European Union-funded bridge is being built by a Chinese state-owned company.

The Road and (CRBC) won in 2018 an international bid to construct the 2.4 kilometer-long bridge over the

The 420 million-euro construction is 85 per cent financed by the EU, and is a rare Chinese project in that went through a regular bidding process.

EU member is hosting a two-day summit starting Thursday between and 16 regional countries on expanding business between and the region.

EU officials worry that the Chinese investments boost the Asian country's economic and political clout in the region.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 21:25 IST