Bujak, A. (2016). Global aspects of security environment – the ‘One Belt, One Road’ project. Ekonomia i Prawo, 15(4), 439-454.
In the article, Bujak looks at the aspects of security that must be considered when constructing the Belt Road project. Due to globalization, criminals and terrorists are also enabled to perpetrate their activities across different regions. The project is thus vulnerable to such attacks especially in the wake of international terrorism.
Dumitrescu, G. C. (2015). Central and eastern European countries focus on the Silk Road economic belt. Global Economic Observer, 3(1), 144-153.
Dumitrescu sees the project as an important one that will significantly enhance the political relations between China and other world-leading economies. In his opinion, the project is a priority of the country and the administration towards creating better foreign relations especially with countries in Europe.
Fan, Z., Zhang, R., Liu, X., & Pan, L. (2016). China’s outward FDI efficiency along the belt and road. China Agricultural Economic Review, 8(3), 455-479.
The authors address the various levels of efficiency that China has experienced in the various outward FDI projects that it has undertaken. According to the researchers, China has a questionable record when it comes to delivering projects that are efficient in China and other countries.
Fasslabend, W. (2015). The Silk Road: A political marketing concept for world dominance. European View, 14(2), 293-302.
Fasslabend undertakes a study on how China could be headed to world dominance once the project has been completed. With great intercontinental infrastructural network a key part of the project and the fall of the PPT or Trans-Pacific Partnership, China could be headed to political and economic dominance of other economies across the globe.
Junxian, G., & Yan, M. (2016). China’s new Silk Road: Where does it lead? Asian Perspective, 40(1), 105-130.
The authors look at the future of the project both in the short-term and in the long-term. Some of the short-term goals include improving the economic slowdown of China since 2012 and a rebalance of forces in Asia between the United States and China. A long-term goal that is studied is the need for China to be the biggest economy in the world.
Kolpakova, T. V., & Kuchinskaya, T. N. (2015). China’s “new regionalism” as a mechanism to strengthen the influence of china in the global integration processes: An example of Eurasian economic union. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, 5(2)
The authors observe the project as a major way that the Chinese administration intends to influence economic integration and union among many countries across the globe, especially in Europe. Europe has established economies and through the construction of a project that can link Europe to China. The authors believe that China could influence the economic policies of these countries.
Li, J. (2017). The 16 + 1 mechanism and one belt one road initiative, new channels of promoting Sino-Czech relations. Global Economic Observer, 5(1), 159-166.
Li investigates the role that will be played by the project once it has been completed. In the past, there has been little trade cooperation between China and Central and Eastern European countries. The author sees the project as one that has the potential to enhance commercial trade between the two regions.
Liu, L. (2016). Europe and china in the global economy in the next 50 years: A partnership for global peace and stability. Intereconomics, 51(1), 37-42.
In the article, Liu investigates the impact that the project would have once completed, in relation to the various relationships between China and Europe. The author looks at the nature of the ties over the last fifty years, and suggests that the growth of China is one that could lead to promotion of world peace and stability.
Nie, W. (2016). Xi Jinping’s foreign policy dilemma: One belt, one road or the South China Sea? Contemporary Southeast Asia, 38(3), 422-444.
The author investigates the political performance, national interests, and leadership style that have been exemplified by the paramount leader Xi Jinping when coming up with the project. This helps create the decisions of China in terms of foreign policy and how such decisions could change in the future due to the project.
Pencea, S. (2017). A look into the complexities of the one belt, one road strategy. Global Economic Observer, 5(1), 142-158.
Pencea investigates the different complexities that are involved in the construction of the project that could cost more than one trillion dollars. Such complexities arise from the design and different phases that have to be implemented. These complexities tend to significantly increase the challenges and risks that have to be studied well before any work starts on the project.