The South Pacific is an important extension of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road. It is supposed to be a strategic choice to strengthen cooperation in deep sea mining with Pacific Island Countries. In the first place, the paper analyzes in detail reasons to enhance cooperation in deep sea mining between China and the Pacific island countries. Secondly, the paper makes a comprehensive exploration into challenges from scientific, technical, economic, environmental and political perspectives. In the end, the paper proposes targeted approaches and policies to guarantee effective cooperation, such as strengthening highlevel communications, building cooperative partners, deepening scientific research cooperation, participating in environmental governance, following sound commercial principles and making full use of international law. In conclusion, presently, it is a good choice to cooperate with the pacific island countries in deep sea mining.
赵业新. 论海上丝绸之路背景下中国与太平洋岛国深海采矿合作[J]. 太平洋学报, 2019, 27(10): 31-46.
ZHAO Yexin. Cooperation in Deep Sea Mining between China and Pacific Island Countries under the Framework of Maritime Silk Road. 太平洋学报, 2019, 27(10): 31-46.