OUT OF CONTEXT
Five sentences related to a topic are given below. Four of them can be put together to form a meaningful and coherent short paragraph. Identify the odd one out. Choose its number as your answer and key it in.
1. It would become difficult for China to finance the questionable series of investments that the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) demands after factoring in the costs of the trade war.
2. Since March, when the US administration imposed new tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from its trade partners that included Chinese companies, the trade war has become costlier every month.
3. The BRI is like the Hambantota sea port in Sri Lanka, which only offers military significance to China, and is expected to cost upwards of $800 billion.
4.There is a clear advantage for India from the scrap between US President Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China, on trade.
5. Though Trump has claimed it would benefit USA more than hurt it, the economic conflict involves costs for both the countries.
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