Leaders from the world's wealthiest countries kicked off their G-7 meeting Thursday in Japan with a call from that country for more infrastructure spending in poorer countries around the world.
Japan is touting its new plan to spend $200 billion over the next five years, on "high quality" infrastructure around the world. China, which is not at the G-7 meeting, has been investing heavily across Asia and Africa.
Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with business journalist Ali Velshi about the infrastructure race between Japan and China.
This segment aired on May 26, 2016.