Flashcards in Chinas's South American Transoceanic Railway Deck (4)
China has proposed a Transoceanic Railway (also
known as he trans-Amazonian railway).
Campaigners for Indigenous rights are concerned
that indigenous land will be opened up for
Disruption to unconnected tribes .
impacts for example from disease like the measles
to which they have no resistance
Will bring a flow of migrant workers, creating pressure on infrastructure and services
Reduce costs of transport for raw materials including oil, iron ore, soya beans and other
commodities to China
Some construction carried out by local firms, therefore providing employment