所属 立命館アジア太平洋大学 アジア太平洋学部 職種 教授
|Transition in Japan's View of Bangladesh: How Should Two Middle Powers Behave Along with Hegemons?
|Annual BIDS Conference on Development 2022
|Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies
|Dhaka, Bangladesh [and online]
|The relation between Bangladesh and Japan is changing from "donor-recipient" to "investor-business partner". The symbolic projects are MRT and Araihazar SEZ. A background of this is development of Bangladesh for decades. Another background is that Japan also changed in the past decade. Japan became more inward-oriented than before. Japan began exposing national interests incorporated in international cooperation (Development Cooperation Charter). It is in line with "own country first policy" which thrived in the world in the late 2010s become dominating in the field of international cooperation of Japan. Japan expects Bangladesh to be a business partner who benefits the Japanese.
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