China and Myanmar: Strategic Interests, Strategies and the Road Ahead
   ·   18 Jul, 2013   ·   26    ·    Research Paper

China and Myanmar share a common history and have strong economic ties. China is currently the largest investor and trading partner of Myanmar, while Myanmar forms only a small portion of China’s total economic input. In the past, China’s ambition for fast economic growth had taken precedence over all other issues, but in recent years it also started to pay attention to its international reputation as was demonstrated during the last Olympic Games. Given Myanmar’s unenviable record of human rights, what will be the future of Sino-Myanmar relations in the next five to ten years?

CONTENTS

I.    INTRODUCTION………………………………………………….02
II.   WHAT DOES CHINA WANT FROM MYANMAR…………...04
III.  WHAT DOES MYANMAR WANT FROM CHINA ………….15
IV.   CONCLUSIONS………………………………………………..21
V.    BIBLIOGRAPHY……………………………………………….22



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