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Implications of the agreements between China and Panama

Carlos Herrera, Luis, Montenegro, Markelda and Torres–Lista, Virginia (2021) Implications of the agreements between China and Panama. Working paper (04/2021). LSE Global South Unit, London, UK. ISBN 9789962852506

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Abstract

Studying the implications of the bilateral agreements between the Republic of Panama and the People’s Republic of China of 2017 allows us to understand the economic and political effects of Chinese diplomacy on international cooperation, economic development, and soft power under the principles of trust and mutual benefit. The objective is to theorise the possible risks of the various aspects of these agreements; expand or modify their terms, ideally, if desirable; promote all sectors’ participation; and collect scientific evidence to make the agreements easier for decision-makers to evaluate. Maintaining complex, interdependent relationships with different spheres of power requires prioritising national interests and adapting them to the new global reality of the COVID-19 pandemic, which requires adjusting agreements on grounds other than the Belt and Road’s specific objectives.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Additional Information: © 2021 The Authors
Divisions: IGA: LSE IDEAS
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JL Political institutions (America except United States)
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2021 16:27
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2021 08:36
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/110977

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