Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, Russia, on June 7. Photo: EPA-EFE
Donald Gasper
Opinion

Opinion

Donald Gasper

Pain of tariffs and sanctions behind China and Russia’s push to dethrone the US dollar

  • Russia is looking to launch yuan-denominated bonds, and has agreed with China to work on settling more of their bilateral trade in the yuan or the rouble
  • Other trading partners suffering from US sanctions and along China’s belt and road map are also open to de-dollarisation

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, Russia, on June 7. Photo: EPA-EFE
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