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India May Join and Benefit from the BRI: A Chinese View

  • Srikanth Thaliyakkattil
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Abstract

The initial reaction to the India’s criticism and rejection of BRI was Chinese officials attempt to convince India about the benefits of joining the BRI. It is depicted as an economic initiative from which Indian industries can benefit from. But Chinese officials find it impossible to explain the difference between existing economic relations between India and China and what difference will it make if India said that it will join the BRI. Under the frame work of the BRI narrative, Chinese scholars discussed at length Indian initiatives which can be linked up with BRI, such as BCIM. Chinese experts deliberated on India’s counter initiatives such as Mausam and called for the linking up of these initiatives. However, Chinese scholars also warned India not to put hurdles for the BRI.

Keywords

BRI India China Economic benefits BCIM, 1962 war, Hurdles 

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  • Srikanth Thaliyakkattil
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  1. 1.Independent ScholarKeralaIndia

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