Journal article

BOT application in China: Driving and impeding factors

C Chen, H Doloi

International Journal of Project Management | Published : 2008


To adapt to the specific investment environments of China, the generic Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) process has evolved into five basic BOT types with foreign private sector participation: Cooperative Joint Venture BOT (CJV BOT), Equity Joint Venture BOT (EJV BOT), Non-official Wholly Foreign Owned BOT, Official BOT, and BOT Variant. This study identified the driving and impeding factors about BOT application in China, and a survey of experienced practitioners indicated that the most significant driving factors are Needing infrastructure development capital; the most significant general impeding factors include complex financial arrangement, complex contractual arrangement, high up-front cos..

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