Northeast Asian Perspectives on China’s Belt Road Initiative: the View from South Korea

  title={Northeast Asian Perspectives on China’s Belt Road Initiative: the View from South Korea},
  author={Balbina Y. Hwang},
  journal={East Asia},
  • B. Hwang
  • Published 26 June 2019
  • Political Science
  • East Asia
This article examines South Korea’s response to BRI, focusing on former President Park Geun-hye’s “Eurasia Initiative” as well as current President Moon Jae-In’s “New Southern Policy.” Given Beijing’s preoccupation with political and social stability both domestically as well as in neighboring countries, it argues that there is little doubt that for Beijing economic goals are subordinate components of broader national goals, which in turn formulate the basis for geopolitical calculations. BRI… 

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  • T. Liu
  • Political Science, Economics
    Rebalancing Asia
  • 2021
Since the introduction of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) by China in 2013, international order seems to be steadily moving towards an order of Western decline and Chinese dominance. In Asia,

South Korean Economy and the Free Trade Agreement with China

South Korea has had a continuous engagement with significant trade, investment and security matters simultaneously in its relations with other nations. South Korea’s bilateralism with China is a part

The Neoliberal Globalization Link to the Belt and Road Initiative: The State and State-Owned-Enterprises in China [alternative title: Bilateral and Multilateral Dualities of the Chinese State in the Construction of the Belt and Road Initiative]

The Chinese state has integrated its economy into the neoliberal globalization of trade and investment without neoliberalizing its own financial markets, and to ensure stability, the state applies



The US Pivot to Asia and South Korea’s Rise

Abstract:The East Asian region is in flux with the rapidly increasing rise of Chinese power and the perception of a relative decline of US influence. For US treaty allies in the region, the

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