Russia is China’s third largest gas supplier and Moscow had already been strengthening its ties with China. Photo: AP
Russia is China’s third largest gas supplier and Moscow had already been strengthening its ties with China. Photo: AP

China, Russia enhance ‘growing energy partnership’ with gas deal during Xi Jinping, Vladimir Putin meeting

  • President Xi Jinping met with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Friday in Beijing ahead of the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics
  • A series of agreements were confirmed, including a deal for Russia to supply China with 10 billion cubic metres (353 billion cubic feet) of gas per year via a new pipeline

Russia is China’s third largest gas supplier and Moscow had already been strengthening its ties with China. Photo: AP
Russia is China’s third largest gas supplier and Moscow had already been strengthening its ties with China. Photo: AP
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