Current Developments in Marine Affairs of Japan and Lessons for China
【中文摘要】目前，世界一些重要国家已高度重视海洋开发，并相继制定了维护海洋权益的综合战略与法制。中日间关于东海问题的争议凸显后，日本在海洋问 题上出台了一系列维护海洋权益的政策与法案，并采取了相应的措施。本文从三 个方面，即针对东海争议的海洋对策、维护海洋权益的海洋立法、制定海洋综合战 略，剖析日本在海洋问题上的动向，并指出完善我国海洋政策与法制及实施海洋 开发战略的具体建议。 【Abstract】Currently, major States in the world have begun to attach great importance to the exploration and exploitation of oceans, and developed comprehensive strategy and legislations to safeguard their maritime rights and interests. Since the time China-Japan East China Sea dispute became prominent, Japan has issued a series of policies and acts, and taken corresponding measures with an aim to protect its maritime rights and interests. This article seeks to make an analysis of Japan9s moves on marine affairs from three aspects, namely, maritime measures regarding the East China Sea dispute, maritime legislation for safeguarding its maritime rights and interests, and development of its integrated maritime strategy. On the basis of the analysis, this article proposes some detailed suggestions for the improvement of China’s marine policies and legislation as well as the implementation of China's strategy for marine development.