Quotes and Quotas is a weekly digest of phrases and facts that help explain Asia’s infrastructure push.

30: The number of countries President Xi Jinping pledged to sign business and trade cooperation agreements with during the Belt and Road forum in Beijing

68: The number of countries and international organizations that signed agreements on furthering the Belt and Road

130: The number of countries represented at the forum

180 thousand: The number of jobs China has created in Belt and Road countries, according to Xi

$4.5 billion: The amount that the China Development Bank agreed to lend for the construction of the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed rail in Indonesia during the forum

$8.7 billion: The amount that Xi pledged for humanitarian efforts focused on food, housing, healthcare, and poverty alleviation as part of the Belt and Road

$14.5 billion: The amount that Xi pledged in additional funds to China's Silk Road Fund

$50 billion: The amount that China has already invested in Belt and Road countries, according to Xi

$55 billion: The cumulative amount of additional lending for the Belt and Road that was announced from the China Development Bank and the Export-Import Bank of China during the forum

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