Sept. 23 – Asia Briefing has just released the second edition of its regional guide “China’s Neighbors” – offering business-minded individuals a look at the geopolitical, social, and economic ties between China and its various neighbors.
Included in this 66-page guide is a look at China’s complex relationships with its 14 neighboring countries: Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Myanmar, Mongolia, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan and Vietnam.
This book presents a basic economic overview of each respective country and commentary on the country’s relationship with China – economic, political and otherwise. An excellent resource for the China-watcher hoping for a broad 360-degree, cross-border understanding of the country.
“China’s Neighbors (Second Edition)” is available for immediate PDF download on the Asia Briefing Bookstore, priced at US$40. Excerpts from the guide are also available prior to purchase.
- Afghanistan – A place in between
- Bhutan – A changing country eyes China with caution
- India – Rivals and partners
- Kazakhstan – Trade and oil: Central Asia at stake
- Kyrgyzstan – A leadership role in Central Asia
- Laos – Southeast Asia’s poorest gain access to consumer goods
- Myanmar – China’s Burmese days
- Mongolia – Eyeing the vast resources of a northern neighbor
- Nepal – A foothold in South Asia
- North Korea – Aid, ideology, and atomic bombs
- Pakistan – An enduring alliance
- Russia – Partners and competitors
- Tajikistan – Investing in stability
- Vietnam – Paving the way for development