Prospects of Global City Trends in China Under the Belt and Road Initiative
Yang Baojun, Chen Yixing, Lü Xiaobei, Zhu Yuyu
The “Belt and Road Initiative” has made breakthrough progress and produced far-reaching international influence since its implementation, laying down a good foundation for the new global governance mode and pattern. In this context, the globalization strategy of Chinese cities is bound to undergo a major change. Based on a study of the changes in ranking of Global Cities during the past 10 years, this paper concludes three major change trends in the system of Global Cities, before providing suggestions for the transformation of globalization strategy of Chinese cities and predicting future pattern of Global Cities in China.
Keywords the Belt and Road; globalization; China; Global Cities