TASS: Business & Economy - Putin hails development of Russia-China relations
Currently, we are standing at the threshold of a new era marked by a growing clash between the U.S. and the strategic alliance of Russia and China. Trade with. Trade between Russia and China has grown rapidly as the leaders of both own currencies, calling attention to the importance of their economic relationship. A bridge, a border, and the Belt and Road: a trip to where China and Russia meet . China's policies on Afghanistan, Xinjiang, Russia, terrorism, and the trade.
Chinese news agency Xinhua reported in that many Chinese enterprises believe the Russian market will allow them to become truly global. In an interview with China Central TV on the day of Hu's arrival in Russia, Medvedev cited the high-level exchanges and other bilateral achievements in what both governments refer to as their "strategic partnership" as evidence of what he called "the highest level of ties in the history of Russian-Chinese relations.
The Russian government explicitly affirmed that Tibet along with Taiwan are "inalienable parts of the Chinese territory", while the Chinese supported "Russia's efforts in maintaining peace and stability in the region of Caucasus. Construction of the Western Siberian Altai pipelinewhich could deliver over 30 billion cubic meters of natural gas annually to China, was supposed to begin in A senior Gazprom official observed, "As soon as there is a price, we will start the construction, but this is a complicated issue.
Stretching from Russia's Skovorodino station to China's Mohe station, it was the first pipeline ever built between China and Russia. From the Kazakh riots  to endless environmental concerns,    but most recently the capsizing of an oil platform that was allowed to operate in the north late in the season and was being towed under adverse maritime conditions. The Sakhalin-I project, operated by Exxon Neftegas Limited ENLhas estimated potential recoverable reserves are estimated at million tons of oil 2.
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The project had been placed permanently on hold by environmental regulators, but moved forward after the sale. Industry sources speculated that "some in Russia hope to sell China gas from Sakhalin-2's or other facilities' future LNG holdings now that it has mastered the technology".
Under the deal, Sakhalin-1 could sell up to 10 billion cubic meters of gas to China over 20 years by pipeline. The plan met strong opposition from Gazprom, which has a rival pipeline project and controls all Russian gas exports apart from sales through PSAs such as Sakhalin Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the territories have been going through a deep crisis. The former model of their development is inapplicable; a new model is yet to be devised and implemented.
Meanwhile, the vast region has been going through depopulation, deindustrialization, and general degradation. The quality of Moscow's statesmanship will be tested by whether it can rise up to the challenge in the East. He specifically pointed to the perceived threat of foreign immigration in the Far East.
While the Russian and Chinese economies were roughly the same size inChina's grew to over 3. Even sincewhen Russia began a rapid economic recovery, China has grown at a faster rate; the gap has only widened since the global economic crisis and falling energy prices of the late s. China's growth has led to the creation of new productive capacity, whereas Russia's recovery has been based largely on reutilizing Soviet-era capacity that had idled in the early s.
Russian officials have repeatedly reiterated their opposition to being merely China's natural resources storehouse. For all the early promise under Putin, Moscow's policy towards the RFE has not seemed effective as of Ina consortium of Chinese engineering firms led by Harbin Turbine signed an agreement with Russian power producer OGK to produce coal-fired turbines in the RFE, adding 41, megawatts of new generating capacity by Stanislav Nevynitsyn, Executive Director of OGK, admitted, "It is simply a necessity for us to work with the Chinese — we will not get the capacity built otherwise.
The program would ultimately provide affirmation of an all-Russia gas system from the Baltic Sea up to the Pacific Ocean. The field will become one of the natural gas sources for the Sakhalin—Khabarovsk—Vladivostok gas transmission system GTS.
The first GTS start-up complex will be 1, km, with a capacity of 6 billion cubic meters bcm per year. However, he insisted that the club would not amount to a sort of mini-OPEC. Political and economic analysts in Moscow believe the Kremlin is keen to establish an energy club as a means to prevent a possible clash with China over Central Asia's energy resources.
During a brief visit to Ashgabat, Prime Minister Wen Jiabao called for efforts "to step up bilateral trade cooperation to a new level.Issue Briefing: China and Russia, Deepening Ties?
China's rolling-stock maker CRRC Corporation, the world's largest railway equipment supplier, showcased scale models of its bullet trains at the expo. Zhang Guangquan, a marketing manager of a CRRC subsidiary, said Chinese bullet trains will operate normally in Russia's harsh winter as their capabilities have been proven in China's similarly cold northeastern provinces.
Changan Automobile Company, a Chinese car manufacturer, established a plant in Russia's Lipetsk region at the end of Operating revenue was about 2 billion rubles 32 million U. We expect a percent increase this year," said Tan Peng, general manager of Changan's Russian branch.
Delegations from 23 federal subjects of Russia participated in the expo. Andrei Pereskokov, minister of industry of Russia's Kirov Region, said government officials of his region have visited various exhibitions in China to seek business opportunities. He said Kirov is ready to offer tax breaks to attract investors in deep processing of timber and manufacturing of high-tech civilian products. We are discussing various projects. I think at least some of them will turn into concrete working projects that will benefit both Chinese partners and Kirov," Pereskokov said.
With the two cosying up to Iran, many in the West are worried about a new "Axis of Autocrats" emerging.
China and Russia strengthening relationship in bid to thwart US dominance
The China-Russia relationship, of course, has been helped along by a common enemy: President Trump has recently slapped more sanctions on Russia. Their nations are forging the deepest and strongest relationship since their last formal split in when Russia was the Soviet Union. Their biggest ambition is to thwart American dominance in the world order and, with help from Iran, they are proving effective in shaping events from Syria to North Korea.
Senior Associate Professor Stephen Nagy from Tokyo's prestigious International Christian University has been carefully watching the geopolitical plates shift over the past decade and says the new Russia-China partnership is more a marriage of convenience. Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin have met 26 times and will meet again in September.