The concept of a '21st-Century Maritime Silk Road' refers to the proposed modern-time version of the ancient Maritime Silk Road that connected China with the rest of Asia, and even parts of eastern Africa. It is a strategic initiative designed to increase investments in and foster collaboration among all countries along the ancient Silk Road. This volume, 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road Initiative: Aims and Objectives, Implementation Strategies and Policy Recommendations, presents the latest research findings on the directions and implementation methods related to the initiative, and contributors offer policy suggestions, include promoting effective macroeconomic policies, extending microeconomic cooperation schemes, removing trade barriers and facilitating financial integration, building infrastructures that can connect all subregions in Asia, and increasing people-to-people exchanges and industrial cooperation.
Contents: Introduction:Introduction (Jianglin Zhao)Objectives and Significance:Strategic Planning and Objectives of the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road Initiative (Yi Quan, Jie Wang and Wanting Liu)Macroeconomic Basis for the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road Initiative (Jianglin Zhao)Related Issues:Microeconomic Basis for the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road Initiative: From the Perspective of Value Chain (Zhongyuan Zhang)Global Value Chain and the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road (Junxin Sun)The 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road and Asian Infrastructure Connectivity (Jinbo Wang)New Regional Cooperation and Integration Strategy and 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road Initiative (Yuzhu Wang)Case Study:India and the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road (Xiaoxue Liu)Comparative Studies:By Different Paths to Common Outcomes: The Belt and the Road Initiatives (Jianglin Zhao)
Readership: Students, researchers, and professionals interested in the belt and road initiative.Maritime Silk Road Initiative;Southeast China;ASEAN;Southeast Asia;One Belt One Road;China;Global Value Chain;Asian Infrastructure Connectivity;Silk Route;Arab Countries;India;Sino-Indian Relations;China-India Energy Cooperation;China-Arab Energy Provision;International Outsourcing;Corporate Technology Capability;Overseas Outsourcing;Production Complexity;Business and Enterprises0Key Features:The book updates readers on the latest research findings on the directions and implementation methods related to the initiative, and contributors offer policy suggestions