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The Research about Harmonious Development Issue of Trade and Environment of Qingdao City

Author ZhangPengGang
Tutor PuYongRi
School Qingdao University
Course Population, Resources and Environmental Economics
Keywords Trade Environmental Protection Green Trade Barriers Qingdao City
CLC F752.8
Type Master's thesis
Year 2004
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With the development of the world economy and the rise of the global environmental protection, sustainable development has become the common understanding of international community. The issue of trade and environment is getting one of the focuses in the international political and economic society.Qingdao is an important economic city and open coastal city of China. The 20 years’ reforming and opening to the outside world has obtained great achievements in foreign trade field. Foreign trade and absorbing direct foreign investments have got development at full speed. But meanwhile, foreign trade and environment protection have not developed coordinately. There are conflicts between them, which will harm the sustainable development of Qingdao economy. Therefore, harmonizing the relationship between trade and environment is an urgent task for Qingdao government.Employing the method of theoretical and empirical analysis, on the base of analyzing the relationship between trade and environment, the author analyzes the influence between foreign trade and environment protection according to Qingdao city. The author holds that foreign trade and environmental protection have not developed coordinately in Qiagdao. The blind development of importing and exporting has brought the environmental pollution, many foreign-investment concentrates on the intensive industry of the pollution, and green trade barriers are producing more and more heavy negative effects to the foreign trade of Qingdao city. In the end, the author puts forward the suggestions to realize the coordination between trade and environment. The article fills up the research blank of the trade and environment issue in the field of vice-province grade cities, which has reference value for implementing the sustainable development stratagem of Qingdao.The text divides into three parts altogether. The first part is a part of theoretical research, describing the relationship between trade and environment, the shows, reasons and solution way of the conflict between trade and environment, and the basic principles of the international community to harmonize the issue of trade and environment; The second part proceeds with the current environmental situation, the environmentprotection process and the environment protection objectives of Qingdao city, and the impacts of foreign trade development on environment and the impacts of green trade barriers on foreign trade development of Qingdao; The third part has proposed basic principles and main countermeasures to harmonize the relationship between trade and environment of Qingdao.Zhang Penggang (Population, Resource and Environment Economics) Directed by Dr Piao Yongri

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