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Type: Book chapter
Title: Chinese construction industry: governance, procurement and culture
Author: Zuo, J.
Zillante, G.
Zhao, Z.Y.
Citation: Engineering Earth: The Impacts of Megaengineering Projects Vol 1, 2011 / Brunn, S.D. (ed./s), pp.803-818
Publisher: Springer
Publisher Place: USA
Issue Date: 2011
ISBN: 9789048199204
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Jian Zuo, George Zillante, and Zhen-Yu Zhao
Abstract: The past two decades have witnessed the rapid development of China’s economy. Since the “open door policy” was implemented in 1978, ushering in a period of economic reform, China has achieved remarkable success in economic development. To accommodate the rapid expansion in demand for building and infrastructure, China’s construction industry has achieved extraordinary growth and has formed the backbone in China’s economy. The objectives of this study are: to review the Chinese construction industry; to identify the weakness of the industry; and to identify opportunities for the foreign firms. This study will be a key source for outsiders seeking to understand this enormous market.
Rights: © Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011
RMID: 0020139014
DOI: 10.1007/978-90-481-9920-4_46
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