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

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)416-449
Number of pages34
JournalAsian Survey
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 2017


Bibliographical note

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


  • Maritime Silk Road
  • China
  • Southest Asia
  • Investment
  • Trade
  • South China Sea

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