Overlapping Claims in the South China Sea [Infographic]

Source: Reuters and Business Insider, 2016

Author(s): Amanda Macias

Countries: China, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources

Added: 19/07/2016


Six nations contest all or parts of the South China Sea, which has led to confrontations between China and some of its neighbors of the potentially oil-and-gas rich area. Here is a look at how each claim compares with the official exclusive economic zone (EEZ), the waters extending 200 nautical miles from the coast.


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