The New Silk Road: How a Rising Arab World is Turning Away from the West and Rediscovering China by Ben B.

The New Silk Road: How a Rising Arab World is Turning Away from the West and Rediscovering China

byBen B.

Paperback | March 2, 2011

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The rise of the Arab world and China are part of the same story, once trading partners via the Silk Road. This is a fully revised and updated account of how China is spurring growth in the Arab world, taking into account new developments that have taken place since the first edition.

About The Author

BEN SIMPFENDORFER is currently the Chief China Economist at the Royal Bank of Scotland in Hong Kong and was previously the Senior China economist at JPMorgan in Hong Kong. He has lived in Beijing, Beirut, Damascus, and Hong Kong where he writes for the foreign business and investment community. He appears regularly on Bloomberg and CN...

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Title:The New Silk Road: How a Rising Arab World is Turning Away from the West and Rediscovering ChinaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.02 inPublished:March 2, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023028485X

ISBN - 13:9780230284852

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Table of Contents

Revised Introduction and Preface
The New Silk Road: The Arab World Rediscovers China
Chinese Petrodollars and the Competition for Oil
The Arab Wealth Funds and the Rise of an 'Islamic Corridor'
Syria Learns From China while the Chinese 'Go Global'
Arabic and the Language of Globalization
Young Women and the Future of the Arab World
The New Public Relations War: 'Al Jazeera' in China
Implications for the West: A New Center of Gravity