China's Quest for Energy Security by Erica Strecker Downs

By Erica Strecker Downs

China's 20 years of speedy monetary development have fueled a requirement for power that has outstripped household resources of provide. China grew to become a internet oil importer in 1993, and the country's dependence on power imports is anticipated to keep growing over the subsequent two decades, whilst it truly is prone to import a few 60 percentage of its oil and at the least 30 percentage of its average gasoline. China, hence, has to desert its conventional target of power self-sufficiency―brought approximately via an apprehension of strategic vulnerability―and glance in another country for assets. This examine appears on the measures that China is taking to accomplish power safety and the motivations at the back of these measures.

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