The report was written by senior scholars of international studies and Indian Ocean studies and focuses on international relations in Indian Ocean region and covers many aspects of Indo-Pacific. The report includes both strategic review and major events and related data in this region. This book also includes the origin, the aims, frameworks and regional and global impact of Indo-Pacific. The book includes the authors from 5 different institutes in China which provide readers with a full and authentic picture of Indo-Pacific most recent development. This years Annual Report is the Sixth of this kind and the only one which covers exclusive on the Indian Ocean region in China.