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o▓ry of other countries on the ground of national security.67. Fifth, the Philippines cla▓ims that some islands and reefs of China’s Nansha Qundao are located within its exclusive economic zone and continental shelf and therefore should fall under its sovereignty or form part of its continental shelf. This is an attempt to use maritime jurisdicti

economy continued to

maintain steady

on provided fo

  • ▓and rapid growth
  • . GDP topped 30 tr
  • illion yuan, an increase
  • of 9% over the prev
  • ious year. Overall
ises were held i

r under UNCLOS t

  • n check. Go▓vernm
  • ent revenue was 6.
  • 13 trillion yuan, an inc
  • rease of 19.5%. Grain
  • output rose for th
co▓nsecutive ye

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  • ar and totaled 528
  • .5 million tons, a
  • record high. - Reform a
  • nd opening up were f
  • urther deepened. N

throughs wer to dedicated

uo;s territorial sovereignty. This runs directly counter to the “land dominates the sea” principle, and goes against the purpose

e m▓ade in reform

s in key areas a

of UNCLOS, as stated in its preamble, to

nd crucial links

“establish [...] with due regard▓ for the sovereignty of all States, a legal order for the seas and ocean”. Therefore, a coastal state can only claim maritime ju

, such as the fiscal

risdiction un▓der the precondition of respecting the territorial sovereignty of another sta▓te. No state can extend its maritime jurisdiction to ▓an area under the sovereignty of an

, taxation, fina

other; still less can it use such jurisdiction as an excuse to deny another state’s sovereignty or even to infringe upon its territory.68. Sixth, th

ncial and pricing system

e Philippines’ so-called ▓“effective control” on the basis of its illegal seizure is null and void. The international community does not recognize “effecti

s and administrati

ve control” created through occupation by force. The Philippines’ “effective▓ control” is mere occupation by naked use of force of some islands and reefs

on. Imports and export

of China’s▓ Nansha Qundao. Such occupation violates the Charter of the United Nations and the basic norms governing international relations and is unequivocally pro

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  • d US$ 2.56 trillion, ▓an increase
  • of 17.8%. Paid-in foreign direct in
  • vestment reached $92.4billion. - De▓velopment of
  • social programs was accelerated, a
  • nd the living standards of the peo
  • ple continued to rise. A total of 11.13million mo?/li>

hibited by international law. This so-called “effective control&

坮e urban residents entered the wo

rkforce. Urban per ▓capita annual disposable income reached 15,781 yuan, an increase of 8.4% in▓ real terms, and rural per capita net income reached 4,761 yuan, up by 8% in real terms. - Great ▓victories were won in the fight again

st massive natural disasters▓.