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    Russia Attracting Interest from Singaporean Investors

    As sanctions on Russia continue, many Asian countries – including Singapore – are now establishing closer trade and investment links with Russia. In this article, Chris Devonshire-Ellis explores the growing trade relationship between Russia and Singapore.

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    Foreign Investors Hope Russian Market to Move from Recovery to Growth

    By Marina Romanova Foreign investment inflow in Russian stock in 2016 showed first positive annual result since 2012 and has exceeded US$727 million, according to the Citibank, which based its calculation on the Emerging Portfolio Fund Research (EPFR) data. In 2012 foreign investors injected US$410 million in Russian assets. The last year results are also[…..]

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    Russia-China Cooperation: Too Well-Matched Not to Integrate

    By Marina Romanova On the cusp of 2017, Sino-Russian political relations are still ahead of two nations’trade and economic cooperation. Russia’s worsened relationship with the west after the annexation of Crimea has further pushed Russia’s leadership into China’s arms.In 2014, European Union-Russian trade stood at US$377 billion, making the bloc Moscow’s most important economic relationship.[…..]

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    Russia and India to Boost Economic Cooperation and Trade

    By Marina Romanova In a way to re-establish “the special and privileged nature’ of their strategic partnership, Russia and India have set the goal of boosting bilateral trade to US$30 billion and mutual investment to US$15 billion by 2025. However, Russian-Indian trade cooperation leaves much to be desired. For Russia, India is in 19th place[…..]

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    Russia and Vietnam Aim to get US$10 Bln in Bilateral Trade by 2020

    By Marina Romanova In May 2015, after six years and eight rounds of negotiations, Vietnam signed a free trade agreement (FTA) with Russia-led Eurasian Union (EU). Although, it took another 17 months for the deal to finally come into force in October 2016, Vietnam became the first and only country so far to establish a[…..]

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    Severstal to Export Chinese Steel to EU to Avoid the Utmost Anti-dumping Tariffs

    By Marina Romanova Russian steelmaker found the way to lower the effect of severe anti-dumping duties levied by the EU on Russian steel in August 2016. According to Vadim Larin, chief executive of Severstal, Russia’s fourth-largest steelmaker, the firm is exporting Chinese cold rolled steel to the European Union instead of Russian one, because EU[…..]

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    China Propose to Set Free Trade Zone between Shanghai Cooperation Organization Members

    By Marina Romanova China proposed to establish a free trade area between members of the China and Russia-led Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). According to Qian Keming, PRC cabinet vice minister of commerce, a free trade area would facilitate regional economic cooperation and would enhance trade and economic cooperation between SCO members. He also called for[…..]

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    Eurasian Transport Hub for the Silk Road Economic Belt to be Built in Outskirts of Moscow

    By Marina Romanova Russia and Kazakhstan plan to build a 400,000 TEU international logistic center ‘Central Dry Port’ in Moscow suburbs, Russian daily Kommersant reports. Russian firm Coalco Development and KTZExpress, subsidiary of Kazakhstan’s Railways, signed an agreement on this project on October 5th. The construction site of the logistics hub handling containers passing along[…..]

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    WTO to issue first-ever Trade Policy Review of Russia

    By Marina Romanova WTO to question import substitution Last week World Trade Organization held two days long discussion on its first Trade Policy Review of the Russian Federation since Moscow joined WTO in August 2012 as its 156th member. The Review took place at a time when Russia faced a challenging economic environment: fall in[…..]

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    Alrosa to Double Diamond Sale to Asia in 2018

    By Marina Romanova A day ahead of the Second Eurasian Economic Forum, Russian PJSC Alrosa, the world’s largest producer of rough diamonds, has open its Eurasian Diamond Centre in Far Eastern port-city of Vladivostok. According to the miner press release, the company wants to boost gem sales to Asia-Pacific nations, including China, India, Japan, and[…..]

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