Huge potential gains of China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ are worth the risks


Andrew Leung


South China Morning Post


 May 5, 2016


To many, China’s “One Belt, One Road” initiative seems little more than a buzz word. Scepticism abounds. Does China mainly want to export excess capacity? Is it up to the task of traversing territories fraught with political and geopolitical uncertainties? Governments aside, where is the attraction for the private sector? Would corporate governance and environmental standards be compromised? What role, if any, can Hong Kong’s small and medium-sized businesses and professionals play?