The water transport network between Yunnan and mainland Southeast Asia

This report outlines the development and significance of water transport networks based on Yunnan's six water systems. The author first outlines the development of water transport networks in the Lancang-Mekong; Sino-Myanmar road-water through transport; and Sino-Vietnam cooperation on Honghe river transport. They then describe sub-regional water transport construction and its implications on GMS cooperation regarding infrastructure improvements, urbanization, tourism and economic growth. Existing issues and policy recommendations are offered.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Document type Analysis, discussion papers, and blogs
Language of document
  • English
Topics
  • Rivers and lakes
  • Transport and shipping
  • Transport and shipping policy and administration
  • Transport infrastructure and facilities
  • Waterways and ports
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
  • Viet Nam
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Thailand
  • Myanmar
  • China
Copyright Unclear copyright
Version / Edition 1.0
License unspecified
Author (individual) He Shengda
Publication place Yunnan, China
Publisher Yunnan Academy of Social Sciences
Date uploaded August 29, 2015, 13:26 (UTC)
Date modified January 7, 2016, 21:03 (UTC)