Disadvantages Of Engineers In Society

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Technology and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

SCE5471
Engineers in Society
Individual Reflective Essay 1
The advantages and the benefits of Hong Kong construction industry by the implementation of “One Belt One Road”

Submission Date : 1/3/2017
Student Name : Chan Yau Shing
Student ID : 150008878
Advisor : Dr. Yim Kin Ping
Table of contents
Introduction 3
Background 3
Content 4
The opportunity of Hong Kong construction industry 4
The advantage of Hong Kong construction industry 4
Professional Engineers 4
International Experiences 5
Closed relationship with China’s enterprises 5
High performance and the support from China’s government 6
The benefit of Hong Kong construction industry 7
Hong Kong exports of construction services 7
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It will create ample business opportunities for engineers, including public utilities and environmental-related work. It can provide many job opportunities to the Hong Kong 's professionals in the engineering field, it benefits the Hong Kong exports of construction services, including project management, contracting and engineering consulting. Actually, a lot of new towns have been developed along the outskirts of China’s second and third tier cities in the past decade. However, a lack of supportive infrastructure and transport network has left most of the newly built apartments empty. An increasing number of these “ghost town”, together with the recent deceleration of economic growth as China enters a “new normal” mode. Therefore, the strategy of the Belt and Road initiative is extremely important for the job opportunities about construction…show more content…
Conclusion
To conclude, the belt and road initiative is a huge opportunity for the development of Hong Kong construction industry. Based on the advantages of Hong Kong construction industry, it can be facilitated the implementation of the belt and road initiative. Meanwhile, the belt and road initiative can bring a lot of benefits to the Hong Kong construction industry. However, it may bring a negative effect on the progress of the local construction projects in Hong Kong. In other words, an appropriate professionals management need to be considered by the government.

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List of Reference
Hong Kong Trade Development Council. (2015) Available from: The Belt and Road Initiative http://beltandroad.hktdc.com/tc/belt-and-road-basics
[Accessed 23 February 2017]

Hong Kong Trade Development Council. (2016) Available from: Engineering Industry in Hong Kong http://hong-kong-economy-research.hktdc.com/business-news/article/Hong-Kong-Industry-Profiles/Engineering-Industry-in-Hong-Kong/hkip/en/1/1X47J8WG/1X003URR.htm [Accessed 28 February 2017]

McKinsey Global Institute. (2015) One Belt, One Road: From dialogue

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