The completion of the BRI for the state of Victoria will reconcile its geopolitical position at the expense of economic losses with its country. The Belt and Road deal has been heavily criticised by Mr Andrews` critics and has fuelled conspiracy theories, with his government having been the subject of intense spotlight during the second wave of coronavirus. Giuseppe Conte meets Xi Jinping in Rome before signing the memorandum of understanding, an agreement that Italy now regrets. Getty Given that China imposes trade restrictions that threaten Australian exports of up to $20 billion, public opposition has questioned the benefits of the deal, but Andrews said he would not have struck the deal if he didn`t believe it was in Victoria`s best interest. Some experts see the BRI as a way for China to create new investment opportunities, cultivate export markets, facilitate loans to necessary countries, and increase China`s domestic income and consumption. . . .