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China's One Belt One Road Initiative and Private International Law (Hardback) book cover

A new book considering the private international law aspects of China’s One Belt One Road Initiative will be out in early June. The publisher’s blurb is below.

China’s One Belt One Road Initiative and Private International Law will soon be released by Routledge. It is available for pre-ordering now at

Edited by Dr Poomintr Sooksripaisarnkit, of the Australian Maritime College, University of Tasmania, and Dr Sai Ramani Garimella, of the South Asian University, the book explores possible challenges to the success of the OBOR arising from the situational interface of diversity of laws, with the focus primarily on issues associated with private international law. It shows the latest state of knowledge on the topic and will be of interest to researchers, academics, policymakers, and students interested in private international law issues pertaining to the OBOR routes as well as private international law in general, Asian studies, and politics of international trade.

Contributors include:

  • Poomintr Sooksripaisarnkit – Australian Maritime College, University of Tasmania
  • Yujun Guo and Pengyuan Fu – Wuhan University
  • Man Yip – Singapore Management University
  • Sai Ramani Garimella – South Asian University
  • Ivana Kunda – University of Rijeka
  • Zhengxin Huo – China University of Political Science and Law
  • Bruno Zeller – University of Western Australia
  • Kittiwat Chunchaemsai – Thammasat University
  • Thomas John – Hague Conference on Private International Law
  • Rishi Gulati – Victorian Bar, Australia
  • King Fung Tsang – The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Beligh Elbati – Osaka University
  • Banu Bozkurt – Akdeniz University