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International Perspectives on the Belt and Road Initiative

Routledge | Published : 2021

Abstract

International Perspectives on the Belt and Road Initiative investigates the most significant global‐scale international trade expansion and capital investment program since the Second World War. This book focuses on the multi-national perspectives of BRI to interrogate the Chinese government’s representation of BRI as a symbol of ‘peace, cooperation, development and mutual benefit’. With specific focus on the interrelationship between geopolitics, infrastructure investments and urban regional development, the book reflect on 12 in-depth countries’ experiences, including Iran, Pakistan, Brazil, Thailand, Indonesia, Japan and Ethiopia, amongst others, specific to their economic development lev..

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