Maritime Issues and Oceans

The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative spotlights the maritime security environment in the Indo-Pacific.

Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images

Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images

The Threat of China’s Shipbuilding Empire

China has used nonmarket practices to boost its shipbuilding industry at the expense of its competitors. As concerning as this is for the industrial competitiveness of the United States and its allies, China’s shipbuilding prowess is also a matter of national security.

Listen to Article

Commentary by Matthew P. Funaiole — May 10, 2024

Past Events


Gregory B. Poling
Senior Fellow and Director, Southeast Asia Program and Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative
Harrison Prétat
Deputy Director and Fellow, Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative