Japan's quest for energy security : risks and opportunities in a changing geopolitical landscape

For much of the 20th century, economic growth was fueled by cheap oil-based energy supply. Due to increasing resource constraints, however, the political and strategic importance of oil has become a significant part of e
For much of the 20th century, economic growth was fueled by cheap oil-based energy supply. Due to increasing resource constraints, however, the political and strategic importance of oil has become a significant part of energy and foreign policy making in East and Southeast Asian countries. In Japan, the rise of China’s economic and military power is a source of considerable concern. To enhance energy security, the Japanese government has recently amended its energy regulatory framework, which reveals high political awareness of risks resulting from the looming key resources shortage and competition over access. An essential understanding that national energy security is a politically and economically sensitive area with a clear international dimension affecting everyday life is critical in shaping a nation’s energy future.
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Author:Thomas Feldhoff
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30:3-272458
ISSN:1869-6872
ISSN:2190-7080
Series (Serial Number):Frankfurt working papers on East Asia (5)
Publisher:Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Ostasienstudien (IZO)
Place of publication:Frankfurt, M.
Document Type:Working Paper
Language:English
Year of first Publication:2011
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Release Date:2012/10/19
Pagenumber:22
Institutes:Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Ostasienstudien (IZO)
Dewey Decimal Classification:330 Wirtschaft
Sammlungen:Universitätspublikationen
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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