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On Mekong River, Worries About Surging Trade With Chinai
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January 14, 2013 11:04 PM
China's rapid economic expansion in Southeast Asia has led to increasing reliance on the Mekong River for trade. Dams and new ports are expected to help trade in the coming years, but not everyone is welcoming the development. Steve Sandford reports from Chiang Saen, Thailand.

On Mekong River, Worries About Surging Trade With China

Published January 14, 2013

China's rapid economic expansion in Southeast Asia has led to increasing reliance on the Mekong River for trade. Dams and new ports are expected to help trade in the coming years, but not everyone is welcoming the development. Steve Sandford reports from Chiang Saen, Thailand.


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