CHINAS ZHOUBIAN DIPLOMACY IN THE 1990'S

 

South Korea

Diplomatic relations established, 1992

$20 billion trade relationship by 1997

South Korea among top 5 in FDI to China

PRC a key participant in 4-Party Talks and bilateral ROK-DPRK talks.

 

Russia

Border demilitarization agreements beginning in 1990.

Russia dismantles INF; CBMs established.

Nuclear weapons agreements: NFU, end of targeting (1994).

Russian arms and military technology sales

 

Japan

Restoration of trade and investment relations.

Emperor Akihito visits, 1992.

 

Central Asian States

Diplomatic relations established with four new states.

Trade, aid, and energy investments.

Nonaggression, border-force reduction and other CBM agreements.


 

Mongolia

Relations normalized.

Friendship, economic agreements.

 

Southeast Asia

Diplomatic relations established with Singapore, Brunei, Laos

Relations normalized with Vietnam and border dispute settled.

Relations restored with Indonesia

China joins APEC, 1991

PRC cooperates with ASEAN in Paris Agreement on Cambodia

PRC becomes dialogue partner of ASEAN

 

South Asia

India: CBMs agreed upon to promote border security; principles of border settlement agreed upon and preliminary agreement reached in 1996.

Pakistan: Nuclear and missile cooperation.