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The Impact of Economic Cooperation on Asian Countries: Focus on the Mekong Region and Central Asia

  • Naohiro Kitano

Abstract

In recent years, China has been rapidly increasing its economic ties with other developing Asian countries through trade and economic cooperation.2 With the neighbouring countries in the continent, it is taking advantage of the bilateral and regional frameworks of economic cooperation by building cross-border transport infrastructure, such as roads and railways, oil and natural gas pipelines, and power transmission lines, to boost connectivity and thereby deepen economic relations (see Map 8.1). This chapter discusses the impact of China’s economic cooperation on Asian countries, with a focus on the Mekong region and Central Asia, where it has a framework of regional economic cooperation.

Keywords

Foreign Direct Investment Gross Domestic Product Asian Development Bank Central Asian Country Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Naohiro Kitano
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.East and Central Asia and the Caucasus DepartmentJICAJapan
  2. 2.Graduate School of EconomicsKyoto UniversityJapan

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