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A railroad track switch sits at a railway terminal cargo railyard at Duisport shipping port in Duisburg, Germany, on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. The trade route known in Beijing as the Belt and Road Initiative is spurring $1 trillion of investment on rail, highways and ports linking Europe and Asia. Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg via Getty Images

A railroad track switch sits at a railway terminal cargo railyard at Duisport shipping port in Duisburg, Germany, on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. The trade route known in Beijing as the Belt and Road Initiative is spurring $1 trillion of investment on rail, highways and ports linking Europe and Asia. Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg via Getty Images