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China's Pan-Pearl River DeltaRegional Cooperation and Development$
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Anthony G. O. Yeh and Jiang Xu

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9789888028504

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.001.0001

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Infrastructure Development in the Pan-Pearl River Delta:

Infrastructure Development in the Pan-Pearl River Delta:

Opportunities and Challenges

(p.159) 9 Infrastructure Development in the Pan-Pearl River Delta:
China's Pan-Pearl River Delta

Yue-man Yeung

Gordon Kee

Hong Kong University Press

This chapter emphasizes the importance of infrastructure development for the regional economy and addresses the specific challenges of and opportunities for such development in the Pan-Pearl River Delta (Pan-PRD). It examines infrastructure developments including the regional transport plan; and highway, rail, port, waterway, and airport projects. It also addresses the challenges inherent in implementing infrastructure development proposals, arguing that a timely regional cooperation framework is essential for the advancement of cross-boundary infrastructure works.

Keywords:   infrastructure development, Pan-Pearl River Delta, Pan-PRD, regional transport plan, regional cooperation

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