Latest Developments of Marine Economy and Industries in United Kingdom

Youzhou Wei, Xiaofeng Du, Qingping Zou

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Developing marine economy has become an important element for achieving global sustainable global development. As a traditional marine superpower, UK has a long history in utilizing marine resources and its marine economy is ranked first in Europe now. Firstly, we discuss the definition and classification of marine economy and industries in UK. Based on the data in the latest 2019 EU Blue Economy Report published by the European Commission, we systematically review, expound and analyze the current status of marine resources, developments of major marine industries, the trends, experiences and lessons to learn from the marine economy and policy in UK. Finally, some policy recommendations are provided to promote the coordinated, healthy and sustained growth of marine economy and industries in China.
Original languageChinese
Pages (from-to)52-63
Number of pages12
JournalMarine Economy
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2020


  • Marine Economy
  • Marine Resource
  • Marine Industry
  • UK
  • Blue Economy
  • Blue Growth

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