Energy Factor in PRCs Foreign Policy

DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2011-8-87-90

Fang Tingting, Lomonosov Moscow State University, 27/4, Lomonosovskii Prosp., Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation (

Abstract. In recent years, China’s fast-growing economy has fuelled the demand for energy. For China energy policy becomes not only a part of foreign policy and diplomacy, but also part of the state development strategy. The article explores the main directions of China's energy policy at the present stage. A detailed analysis of energy factors in Chinese foreign policy at the present stage is undertaken. A particular attention is paid to the main vectors of energy cooperation between China and other countries and regions: Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Southeast Asia, Central Asia, Russia.

Keywords: China, Russia, Central Asia, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, foreign policy, energy, energy diplomacy, diversification of energy sources

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For citation:
Tingting F. Energy Factor in PRCs Foreign Policy. World Eonomy and International Relations, 2011, no. 8, pp. 87-90.

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