This comprehensive survey, fully revised to reflect current economic and political developments, is an essential resource for the Asia-Pacific region.
The 2013 edition includes:
Essays exploring regional issues include the rise of China, the USA’s increasing strategic focus on the Pacific region, the security challenges of East and South-East Asia, inter-Korean relations, human rights issues and a survey of environmental affairs in the region.
Individual chapters on each country containing:
An entire section is dedicated to the Pacific islands.
Includes major international organizations and research institutes active in the region, a detailed survey of major commodities and select bibliographies of relevant books and periodicals.