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Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ Yellow Book on Shanghai Cooperation Organization

The Institute of Eastern European, Russian & Central Asian Studies in the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences published a “Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Yellow Book: Shanghai Cooperation Organization Report 2009” on August 11, 2009. The report said that SCO is a growing regional international organization. Security cooperation and economic operations are the major cooperation areas among its member countries. SCO’s influence has been increasing. Many countries and international organizations have expressed interest in working together with or even joining it.

The Yellow book also mentioned the global financial crisis’ impact on SCO’s member countries. All its member countries use infrastructure construction to stimulate domestic consumption and promote economic development. They are paying special attention to economic structure adjustment, which will present a larger area and scale for future economic cooperation among these countries.

[1] Xinhua, August 11, 2009
[2] Xinhua, August 11, 2009