The Heihe-Blagoveshchensk bridge over the Amur River between Russia and China was opened in June. Photo: Tatiana Simes
The Heihe-Blagoveshchensk bridge over the Amur River between Russia and China was opened in June. Photo: Tatiana Simes
China trade

Chinese investment in Russia’s resource-rich Far East is growing, but Western sanctions are clouding the outlook

  • A number of joint infrastructure projects between China and Russia have been completed in the resource-rich Far East region in recent months
  • Analysts say Chinese investment is to make imports of Russian oil, natural gas and farm goods easier, but no major projects are on the horizon

The Heihe-Blagoveshchensk bridge over the Amur River between Russia and China was opened in June. Photo: Tatiana Simes
The Heihe-Blagoveshchensk bridge over the Amur River between Russia and China was opened in June. Photo: Tatiana Simes
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