New voyages in search of treasure : China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) in Europe. / Zheng, Yu; Smith, Christopher.

Chinese investment in Europe: corporate strategies and labour relations. Brussels : The European Trade Union Institute, 2017. p. 231-250.

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New voyages in search of treasure : China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) in Europe. / Zheng, Yu; Smith, Christopher.

Chinese investment in Europe: corporate strategies and labour relations. Brussels : The European Trade Union Institute, 2017. p. 231-250.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Harvard

Zheng, Y & Smith, C 2017, New voyages in search of treasure: China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) in Europe. in Chinese investment in Europe: corporate strategies and labour relations. The European Trade Union Institute, Brussels, pp. 231-250. <https://www.etui.org/content/download/32433/300991/file/Chapter+12.pdf>

APA

Zheng, Y., & Smith, C. (2017). New voyages in search of treasure: China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) in Europe. In Chinese investment in Europe: corporate strategies and labour relations (pp. 231-250). The European Trade Union Institute. https://www.etui.org/content/download/32433/300991/file/Chapter+12.pdf

Vancouver

Zheng Y, Smith C. New voyages in search of treasure: China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) in Europe. In Chinese investment in Europe: corporate strategies and labour relations. Brussels: The European Trade Union Institute. 2017. p. 231-250

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Zheng, Yu ; Smith, Christopher. / New voyages in search of treasure : China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) in Europe. Chinese investment in Europe: corporate strategies and labour relations. Brussels : The European Trade Union Institute, 2017. pp. 231-250

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