The Competitiveness of Global Port-Cities: The Case of Shanghai, China

This working paper offers an evaluation of the performance of the port of Shanghai, an analysis of the impact of the port on its territory and an assessment of policies in this field. It examines port performance over the last decades and identifies the principal factors that have contributed to it....

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Main Author: Hong, Zhen
Other Authors: Merk, Olaf, Nan, Zhao, Li, Jing
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Paris OECD Publishing 2013
Series:OECD Regional Development Working Papers
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Collection: OECD Books and Papers - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This working paper offers an evaluation of the performance of the port of Shanghai, an analysis of the impact of the port on its territory and an assessment of policies in this field. It examines port performance over the last decades and identifies the principal factors that have contributed to it. The effect of the port on economic and environmental questions is studied and quantified where possible. The major policies governing the port are assessed, along with policies governing transport and economic development, the environment and spatial planning. Based on the report's findings, recommendations are proposed with a view to improving port performance and increasing the positive effects of the port of Shanghai
Physical Description:148 p. 21 x 29.7cm