24 Oct Belt and Road: A Washington Perspective
Major powers are engaged in a new competition to build hard infrastructure – including roads, railways, and ports—across the broadly defined Eurasian land mass. China’s Belt & Road Initiative is the most ambitious; the cost of President Xi Jinping’s signature initiative is estimated to reach as high as US$4 trillion. But Japan has also announced its own US$200 billion “quality infrastructure” initiative, even as ASEAN, India, Russia, Turkey, and other regional powers have their own visions for connectivity.
Mr. Matthew P. Goodman, William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy; and Senior Adviser for Asian Economics, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
Prof. Simon Tay, Chairman, Singapore Institute of International Affairs
Date: Tuesday, 24th October 2017
Time: 3:45pm – 5:00pm (Registration starts at 3:45pm; Event will begin sharply at 4:00pm)
Singapore Institute of International Affairs
60A Orchard Road, Level 4M, Tower 1,
The Atrium @Orchard, International Involvement Hub,
*Event is by invitation only.
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