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Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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September 2019

Unpacking the BRI: China’s Infrastructure Plan and Its Motivations

Sep 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The 2100 Building, 2100 24th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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In recent years, China under the leadership of Xi Jinping has embarked on an ambitious international infrastructure investment program called the Belt and Road Initiative or BRI. The initiative has seen China sign agreements or implement projects with countries worldwide, including in Southeast Asia, East Africa, and Latin America. Dr. Spencer Cohen, Senior Economist at Community Attributes Inc., will share his thoughts on the BRI, including recent history, domestic and geopolitical context, and investment patterns throughout the developing world. He’ll also discuss implications of the BRI for economic development and…

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