The forum led to a rapid increase in tweets about the initiativeMost of the tweets mentioning 'One Belt, One Road' publhed while the forum was running came from South Asia, the US, Japan and South Korea.
Most of the hashtags mentioning Belt and Road are in Englh. All of the following were used frequently, with #BeltandRoad being the most popular
People kept a close eye on the Belt and Road Forum on Twitter, and talked about the initiative and its impact on their own countryWorld leaders and representatives from the UN, WB and IMF attending the forum shared their thoughts to Twitter users around the world.
Malaysian Prime Minter Najib Razak used h personal Twitter account to prae President Xi for h vionary remarks on the Belt and Road
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres forwarded h speech from the forum's opening ceremony
Greek Prime Minter Alex Tsipras uploaded a photo with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to h personal Twitter with the #BeltandRoad hashtag
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta shared a group photo of himself and other world leaders at the forum, and a photo of Xi Jinping
Chief Executive of the International Trade Center Arancha Gonzalez shares her Chinese name card on Twitter
IMF Managing Director Chrtine Lagarde said she was glad to be back in Beijing
Turkh President Recep Erdogan expressed h confidence in the Belt and Road initiative
Serbian Prime Minter Aleksandar Vucic shared h photo with President Xi and talked of China as Serbia's friend
In such countries as Singapore, Paktan, Australia, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates and Poland, hashtags relating to 'One Belt, One Road' and 'China' are all very popular