Motivation behind China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ Initiatives and Establishment of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

  title={Motivation behind China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ Initiatives and Establishment of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank},
  author={Hong Yu},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary China},
  pages={353 - 368}
  • Hong Yu
  • Published 4 May 2017
  • Economics
  • Journal of Contemporary China
Abstract The ‘One Belt, One Road’ (OBOR) initiatives form the centerpiece of the Chinese leadership’s new foreign policy. The OBOR initiatives are a reflection of China’s ascendance in the global arena, economically, politically, and strategically. Developing inter-connectivity of infrastructure development forms a central part of China’s OBOR initiatives. The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) aims to facilitate and accelerate infrastructure improvement in the region by providing… 

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