Play by China’s rules: Strategic seaports and the case of Brazil
For hundreds of years, seaports are being used as the main driver for trade, interdependence, and connectivity between countries. Seaports are a crucial element of the economic development of a nation-state. Besides, seaports are strategically crucial for naval operations and geopolitical interests. Seaports being used as a naval base or military port is a military base where warships and naval ships are, or can be, docked. They serve as an intermediary point for supplies, refuelling, and ammunition.