Facts to consider: 1. The South China Sea international waters shipping lane is the busiest in the world. That certainly would influence shipment of goods to and from countries that might interest you both job wise and as a buyer. 2. China appears to be claiming the entire area as it’s own. In fact China fired 6 warning shots at a US military plane that flew over the area. Additionally the Chinese have stationed their one aircraft carrier in the South China Sea. They have also stationed their aircraft carrier killers at either end of the South China Sea as the United States sends an unprecedented 3 carrier task force into the region.