China’s Economic Presence in the Arctic: Realities, Expectations and Concerns
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter › Scientific › peer-review
The chapter focuses on economic presence of China in the Arctic regions. First, it considers the economic relations between China and the Nordic states, North American Arctic and Russia. China and Chinese actors are active in different ways in different parts of the Arctic. Second, it looks at the key Arctic industries, where China’s role is or may become relevant: shipping, oil and gas, minerals extraction, and tourism. Finally, the chapter considers the two dimensions of concerns related to Chinese economic activities: the problem of economic and political influence gained through investments and the environment and social performance as well as reliability of Chinese companies.
|Title of host publication||Chinese Policy and Presence in the Arctic|
|Editors||Timo Koivurova, Sanna Kopra|
|Publication status||Published - 2020|
|MoEC publication type||A3 Part of a book or another research book|
|Series||Studies in Polar Law|