Rajin-Sonbong: A Strategic Choice for China in Its Relations with Pyongyang

Snyder, Scott
April 2010
China Brief;4/1/2010, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p4
The article discusses China's strategic value of access to the Rajin-Sonbong port facilities in North Korea. It mentions that Rajin-Sonbong has a tactical significance in Northeast Asia as its northern-most year-round ice free port and that it has been a geostrategic point of transportation for Northeastern China and the Russian Far East's shipment of goods. It also states that China's aims on upholding the current regime of North Korea with its investment on their Rajin-Sonbong port.


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