Journal section "Global experience"

Sino-Russian Cooperation in the Arctic: Current Situation, New Directions and Challenges

Yang N., Guo P.

Volume 15, Issue 3, 2022

Yang Nan, Guo Peiqing (2022). Sino-Russian cooperation in the Arctic: Current situation, new directions and challenges. Economic and Social Changes: Facts, Trends, Forecast, 15(3), 259–273. DOI: 10.15838/esc.2022.3.81.14

DOI: 10.15838/esc.2022.3.81.14

Abstract   |   Authors   |   References
Russia’s chairmanship of the Arctic Council from 2021 to 2023 provides new opportunities for China and Russia to deepen Arctic cooperation, especially on the issue of “sustainable development”. Therefore, further research on Sino-Russian Arctic sustainable cooperation is of positive significance for deepening Arctic cooperation between Russia and China. In particular, it is necessary to re-examine the new directions of Sino-Russian Arctic cooperation in the context of today’s drastic changes in the international geopolitical situation. The purpose of the article is to analyze the current situation, new directions and challenges of Sino-Russian Arctic sustainable cooperation and to provide concrete paths for deepening cooperation. To achieve this goal, the article analyzes the national policies of China and Russia, identifies the common interests of both countries, and then analyzes the current situation, new directions and problems faced by the Arctic sustainable cooperation between the two countries in the context of the reality of the Russian Arctic region. The innovation of this article is to provide a new path for deepening Arctic cooperation between the two countries based on the perspective of Chinese scholars and a more comprehensive understanding of China’s Arctic policy. The significance of this article is that the research content and conclusions can be used to promote the process of Arctic sustainable development cooperation between the two countries at the social and even national levels


russia, sustainable development, arctic, china, Arctic, Russia, China, Sino-Russian cooperation, global challenges

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