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Title of the article Activation of China’s Policy in the Arctic: Background, Problems, Prospects
Pages 50-61
Author Leonov Sergey NikolaevichLeonov Sergey Nikolaevich
doctor of economics, professor, leading researcher
Economic Research Institute FEB RAS
153, Tikhookeanskaya Street, Khabarovsk, Russia, 680042
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Abstract The growing international interest in the Arctic is due to the expected climate changes. Great interest in the development of energy and mineral resources on the shelf of the Arctic seas, the expansion of shipping and fishing is expressed not only by the Arctic countries, but also by the countries of East Asia. These States can get the maximum benefits from year-round operation of the Northern sea route (NSR). Since 2013, China has been among the thirteen observer countries of the Arctic Council and is actively involved in solving trans-regional problems. In January 2018 China has published a «White paper» on the Arctic policy of the country. The article considers the prerequisites for the activation of China's activity in the Arctic, identifies problems and assesses the consequences of this process.
Code 339.9
DOI 10.14530/reg.2019.5.50
Keywords Arctic ♦ China ♦ Arctic policy
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For citation Leonov S.N. Activation of China’s Policy in the Arctic: Background, Problems, Prospects. Regionalistica [Regionalistics]. 2019. Vol. 6. No. 5. Pp. 50–61. (In Russian). DOI: 10.14530/reg.2019.5.50. (In Russian).
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