JOURNAL OF NATURAL RESOURCES ›› 2000, Vol. 15 ›› Issue (3): 208-212.doi: 10.11849/zrzyxb.2000.03.003

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Natural resources and development—Study on China's two-way natural resources utilization strategy

LIU Yanpeng, LI Lixian   

  1. Commission for Integrated Survey of Natural Resources,CAS,Beijing 100101,China
  • Received:2000-01-16 Revised:2000-03-06 Online:2000-09-25 Published:2000-09-25

Abstract: This paper,along with the way of interface between natural resources and economy,which is a supply demand system,systematically analyses the characteristics of basic relationship between resources and economic development.The core issue in Chinas sustainable development is how to deal with the relationship between resources and economy.It is held that the key is to set up a new resources supply demand system which must be suitable for market economy.This paper identifies four challenges and five problems which China is facing at the turn of the century,analyzes the rules of Chinas resources and development,and for the first time raises the point that there is an international trade deficit of resources in China.The study concludes that Chinas international trade surplus was achieved by depending on the international trade deficit of resources and exportation of shortage resources.So,China must implement the two way resources utilization strategy.The core strategic thought and some suggestions on public policies.

Key words: resources international trade deficit, two way natural resources using strategy, regulation of resources consume demand life, resources supply demand fluctuation