The Arab Stakeholders and China's Belt and Road Initiatives
Gao Shangtao;the Institute of International Relations,China Foreign Affairs University;
How to launch the Belt and Road Initiatives in the Middle East and Arabian region is an important theoretical and practical question. To answer this question,this paper constructs an empirical analysis framework by using a stakeholder theory. This paper first identifies 13 China's stakeholders in the Middle East and Arabian region,and then uses the indicators of rationality,influence,and urgency of the stakeholder theory to measure them. It is found that Saudi Arabia,the United Arab Emirates,Qatar,Iraq and Egypt are the most important to China; they are important supportive stakeholders. Therefore,China should treat the five countries as a strategic pivots and regional priorities,making them to connect with China's Belt and Road Initiatives by strategically corresponding to their national development strategies,carefully manage the relations afterwards to make these pivots to lead the whole area,and finally build an economic belt of the Belt and Road Initiatives.
【CateGory Index】： D815.4