Beijing is now trying to maintain “normal” trade with both Russia and Ukraine, commerce Minister Wang Wentao said on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Beijing is now trying to maintain “normal” trade with both Russia and Ukraine, commerce Minister Wang Wentao said on Tuesday. Photo: AP

China, Russia trade continues despite Western sanctions, but Beijing ‘will not ride to the rescue’

  • State-owned Shandong Expressway Minsheng Group bought 50 carriages of barley from Russia, which was transported by the China-Europe railway lines
  • A train carrying 747 tonnes (747,000kg) of goods left Liaoning province for Russia despite sanctions imposed by the United States, European Union and their allies

Beijing is now trying to maintain “normal” trade with both Russia and Ukraine, commerce Minister Wang Wentao said on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Beijing is now trying to maintain “normal” trade with both Russia and Ukraine, commerce Minister Wang Wentao said on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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