After the end of the cold war, economic security has become the most important issue to guarantee a peaceful world, and especially the Asian crisis since the middle of 1997 is proof of this. For a country like China, with more than one billion inhabitants, economic security is the key issue for the future.
This high-level survey of China's key priorities in this area arises from an EU-China Academic Network workshop at which international specialists were invited to contribute.
'This edition offers an excellent guide to some of the major issues that are of concern to China and, due to the country's size and increasing economic importance, the rest of the world. This is an important, informative and very readable book.' - Kirsten Bindemann, The Journal of Energy Literature