Title

China's Maritime Silk Road initiative : political-economic calculations of Southeast Asian states

Document Type

Journal article

Source Publication

Asian Survey

Publication Date

5-1-2017

Volume

57

Issue

3

First Page

416

Last Page

449

Publisher

University of California Press

Keywords

China, investment, Maritime Silk Road, South China Sea., Southeast Asia, trade

Abstract

This article focuses on China's Maritime Silk Road initiative, paying particular attention to Southeast Asia, the initiative's key focus. It examines the political and economic costs and benefits of participation in the initiative for Southeast Asian countries, identifies the rationales that may enhance or diminish the initiative's success.

DOI

10.1525/AS.2017.57.3.416

Print ISSN

00044687

E-ISSN

1533838X

Funding Information

Financially supported by the Pan Sutong Shanghai–Hong Kong Economic Policy Research Centre, Lingnan University.

Publisher Statement

Copyright © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Access to external full text or publisher's version may require subscription.

Additional Information

Paper also presented at Conference and international forum to discuss responses to the Belt and Road Initiative, Hong Kong, Dec 2016.

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Recommended Citation

Chung, C.-P., & Voon, T. J. (2017). China's Maritime Silk Road initiative: Political-economic calculations of Southeast Asian states. Asian Survey, 57(3), 416-449. doi: 10.1525/AS.2017.57.3.416

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