The 5th Global China Research Programme Working Seminar: A Comparison of Investment Strategies between China and Japan in ASEAN’s Infrastructure Projects

By Dr Cheung-kwok Law | 20 January 2017 | The Chinese University of Hong Kong



Prof. Mee-kam Ng, Vice-Chairperson and Professor of the Department of Geography and Resource Management, moderated the 5th Global China Research Programme Working Seminar.

Dr Cheung-kwok Law is the Senior Research Fellow of the GCR, the Director of the Economic Policy Programme of the Economic Research Centre, the Director of the Aviation Policy and Research Center of the CUHK. Dr Law received his PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles. His recent publications (as co-author) include China’s Evolving Growth Model: The Foshan Story (Fung Global Institute, 2015) and Renminbi Rising: A New Global Monetary System Emerges (Wiley, 2016).

In his presentation, Dr Law put forward a comprehensive analytical framework comparing China’s foreign infrastructure investment practices and the post-2010 Japanese model of official development assistance and foreign infrastructure investment, and revealed fundamental differences between China and Japan in investment strategies and management.

Twenty-six scholars, researchers, and students attended the seminar. Dr Law had a fruitful interaction with the participants.