Journal of Ocean and Coastal Economics

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Research Article


Most of the major marine countries share an identical knowledge about marine economy. Ocean-related principle is the primary principles which distinguish the ocean economy from national economy and other economies. The understandings of marine economy from various countries all take into consideration the ocean-relativeness character geographically or industrially. However, there are certain differences in statistical frameworks and specific industrial classifications. In this paper, the statistical classification of marine economy between China and Canada is comparatively studied from the perspectives of the connotation of marine economy, the classification of regional statistics, and the classification of industrial statistics. Moreover, the identification of the statistical calibers of the two countries’ marine economy is further analyzed. This allows for a comparison of the statistical data between the two countries’ marine economy. Several suggestions on enforcing the statistical work for the marine economy are proposed in the end.

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