PRC STRATEGY FOR THE ACCELERATED DEVELOPMENT OF THE XINJIAN-UYGHUR AUTONOMOUS AREA: OBJECTIVES AND KEY RESULTS


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Authors

  • G.U. KHAJIYEVA Leading Researcher of the Institute of Oriental Studies named after Ramadan B. Suleimenov of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, professor of the University «Turan», Doctorate (PhD) in Economy

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.31568/atlas.450

Keywords:

Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, PRC, regional policy, economic modernization, social consequences

Abstract

The article analyzes a number of expert opinions on the role of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (XUAR) in Chinese regional politics. The undeniable advantage of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) is its geographical location. That on XUAR accounted for 1/4 of the Chinese state land border, and it borders with the largest number of foreign countries (in comparison with other autonomous regions) determines the importance of its place in geostrategic plans of China. This geographical position allows to activate the policy of "going outside", that is, the policy of expansion and intensification international trade and economic relations of the country Central Asian, and further in the European direction. The main attention in the article is paid to the dynamic changes in the socio-economic development of the region as a result of the implementation of the state program of large-scale development of the western regions of China.

Published

2020-05-15

How to Cite

KHAJIYEVA, G. (2020). PRC STRATEGY FOR THE ACCELERATED DEVELOPMENT OF THE XINJIAN-UYGHUR AUTONOMOUS AREA: OBJECTIVES AND KEY RESULTS. Atlas Journal, 6(29), 480–486. https://doi.org/10.31568/atlas.450

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