"One Belt One Road" and its role in Yunnan https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/15459/one-belt-one-road-and-its-role-in-yunnan "One Belt One Road" and its role in Yunnan - GoKunming Forum Fri, 22 Nov 2019 06:44:31 +0800 "One Belt One Road" and its role in Yunnan - Post by mr_woggle https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/15459/one-belt-one-road-and-its-role-in-yunnan?page=8#post-104938 Since this initiative has been heavily promoted over the last 5 years, I doubt anyone living in China hasn't heard of it. I guess some even might have formed opinions about it.

First of all,…
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:57:20 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/15459/one-belt-one-road-and-its-role-in-yunnan?page=8#post-104938
"One Belt One Road" and its role in Yunnan - Post by cloudtrapezer https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/15459/one-belt-one-road-and-its-role-in-yunnan?page=8#post-104943 We'd all like a high speed train to Thailand but the Thais have misgivings. That's all you need to know.… Wed, 17 Apr 2019 17:50:53 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/15459/one-belt-one-road-and-its-role-in-yunnan?page=8#post-104943 "One Belt One Road" and its role in Yunnan - Post by Haali https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/15459/one-belt-one-road-and-its-role-in-yunnan?page=8#post-104947 It means large amounts of money being invested into the city as Kunming is the main connection between China and South East Asia and will continue to boom if things go to plan. In other… Wed, 17 Apr 2019 21:20:17 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/15459/one-belt-one-road-and-its-role-in-yunnan?page=8#post-104947 "One Belt One Road" and its role in Yunnan - Post by JanJal https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/15459/one-belt-one-road-and-its-role-in-yunnan?page=7#post-104948 Many development projects within, nearby and far from China have of course been in planning for decades or more, and could happen anyway, but it suits China to tag as many of them as possible… Wed, 17 Apr 2019 21:30:20 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/15459/one-belt-one-road-and-its-role-in-yunnan?page=7#post-104948 "One Belt One Road" and its role in Yunnan - Post by cloudtrapezer https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/15459/one-belt-one-road-and-its-role-in-yunnan?page=7#post-104949 Very true Jan, China has rebadged a lot of old projects as BRI. And new projects badge themselves as BRI to attract funding. But what a daft decision to dump the New Silk Road brand… Wed, 17 Apr 2019 21:57:49 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/15459/one-belt-one-road-and-its-role-in-yunnan?page=7#post-104949 "One Belt One Road" and its role in Yunnan - Post by tigertiger - moderator https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/15459/one-belt-one-road-and-its-role-in-yunnan?page=7#post-104950 Seeing as a lot of existing trade with SE Asia has been done through Chengdu and Chongqing, that already have many foreign banks there, it will be an uphill struggle for Kunming to leverage its… Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:13:32 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/15459/one-belt-one-road-and-its-role-in-yunnan?page=7#post-104950 "One Belt One Road" and its role in Yunnan - Post by JanJal https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/15459/one-belt-one-road-and-its-role-in-yunnan?page=7#post-104967 One thing worth noting in all these silk, tea, horse or whatever roads, is that they are still just roads.

Yunnan may well remain as only that - a road through which goods manufactured and…
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:35:11 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/15459/one-belt-one-road-and-its-role-in-yunnan?page=7#post-104967
"One Belt One Road" and its role in Yunnan - Post by herenow https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/15459/one-belt-one-road-and-its-role-in-yunnan?page=7#post-104969 @tigertiger: One wildcard is that the national government has officially chosen Yunnan as China's gateway to SE Asia. A GoKunming article published in the last few years (that I can't locate at the moment) reported… Thu, 18 Apr 2019 17:35:59 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/15459/one-belt-one-road-and-its-role-in-yunnan?page=7#post-104969 "One Belt One Road" and its role in Yunnan - Post by herenow https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/15459/one-belt-one-road-and-its-role-in-yunnan?page=7#post-104971 @JanJal: Also, it changes the calculus if you think of Kunming's potential hub status as being analogous to a port rather than a road. Much of the manufactured goods from the American Upper Midwest used… Thu, 18 Apr 2019 17:48:49 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/15459/one-belt-one-road-and-its-role-in-yunnan?page=7#post-104971 "One Belt One Road" and its role in Yunnan - Post by JanJal https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/15459/one-belt-one-road-and-its-role-in-yunnan?page=7#post-104973 @herenow: "national government has officially chosen Yunnan as China's gateway to SE Asia"

Well, Yunnan does share land border with Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam, and a major waterway down to Thailand and beyond, while our…
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:31:11 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/15459/one-belt-one-road-and-its-role-in-yunnan?page=7#post-104973