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Seminar on Infrastructure Investment and International Development

Event | 25 September 2019 ADBI, Tokyo, Japan
Time of event

09:00–13:00

Background

Infrastructure investment is one of the most efficient mechanisms for promoting new market opportunities for local businesses, labor mobility, and economic growth. It also has the potential to generate positive spillover effects such as higher household incomes and tax revenues that could further enhance the performance of connected regions.

Co-organized by ADBI, the International Development Cooperation Academy, and Shanghai University of International Business and Economics, this half-day seminar will explore infrastructure investment challenges in emerging economies, ways to assess and mitigate risk, and the implications for international development. The event will include a focus on infrastructure growth in the People’s Republic of China and the broader impact of its Belt and Road initiatives.

Objectives
  • Explore infrastructure financing sources
  • Identify barriers to, and benefits of, the People’s Republic of China’s Belt and Road Initiatives
  • Examine the risks of overseas infrastructure construction
  • Investigate the usage of risk pre-warning and management systems
Participants

25 Asia Pacific and global policy makers and experts.

Output
  • Build understanding of infrastructure investment and international development
  • ADBI working papers based on speaker presentations
How to register

Register here.

Partners
  • International Development Cooperation Academy
  • Shanghai University of International Business and Economics