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    Putin’s Valdai Discussion Club Speech

    Western hegemony should be replaced with an actual order respectful of all, the Russian leader said  The world is entering a decade of tumult as the pursuit of a more just world order clashes with the arbitrary hegemony of the collective West, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, addressing the annual meeting of the[…..]

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    North Korea To Open Six New Trade Offices In Russia

    Indicates DPRK workers could be about to assist with Far East Russian infrastructure development projects as military deployment reduces number of available Russian workers North Korea has begun preparations to open new trade offices throughout Russia, a high-ranking source in Pyongyang, according to the English language Daily NK newspaper.

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    Kazakhstan – EAEU Trade Up 5% 2022 YTD

    The mutual trade between Kazakhstan and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) countries grew 5% in the first eight months of 2022, according to Kazakhstan’s Prime Minister Alikhan Smailov. The EAEU comprises Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia, with the latter the dominant trade partner. Kazakhstan’s trade with the EAEU exceeded US$17 billion, up by 5%.[…..]

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    China President Xi Jinping Actively Promotes Trade & Investment With Russia As Chinese Policy

    Significant opportunities exist, but market research and legal due diligence should be undertaken by Russian businesses engaging with Chinese partners  By Chris Devonshire-Ellis  With the Chinese Communist Party Congress now over, a number of key steps were taken not just in terms of ushering in a new politburo but also emphasizing China’s trade policies in[…..]

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    Sberbank Given Permission To Open Client Rupee Accounts In New Delhi

    Russia’s Sberbank has received permission from the Reserve Bank of India for Russian clients in India to open Rupee accounts, Anatoly Popov, deputy chairman of Sberbank’s executive board has stated. “The presence of these accounts is designed to increase the convenience of servicing Russian customers, including banks that plan to conduct transactions in this currency.[…..]

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    Russia-India Bilateral Trade To Track To Reach US$40 Billion As Cheap Oil Exports Increase

    Setting Up In India Can Alleviate An EU Energy Crunch As Cheap Energy Fuels Productivity And GDP Growth The Ukraine conflict is having the effect of significantly boosting Russia’s trade with numerous nations, as the world’s largest energy player goes in search of new markets in the wake of energy sanctions being imposed by the[…..]

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    Russia, Turkmenistan To Launch Container Service Along INSTC

    First Russian shipments to India have recently taken place Russia and Turkmenistan are planning to launch a regular container service along the International North-South Transportation Corridor (INSTC),  according to Oleg Belozerov, the CEO of Russian Railways.

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    Russia Establishes Three New Special Economic Zones

    Industrial SEZs to be set up in Chuvash, Volgograd and Kemerovo to incentivise manufacturing investment   Russia’s Ministry of Economics has announced that three new Special Economic Zones (SEZs) will to established in three Russian Federal Districts – the Southern Federal District, Central Federal District and Siberian Federal District. Ministry stated that this will attract[…..]

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    Russia’s Chuvash Republic Seeks Direct Trade Ties With Azerbaijan

    In common with several regions of Russia, the Russian Chuvash Republic, a semi-autonomous state in the European South-East of Russia, is holding bilateral trade talks with Azerbaijan.

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    CIS Heads Of State, and Russia-Central Asia Forum Meetings In Astana: Analysis & Opinion

    Increased trade, investment and regional security promised by Putin as 2022 Russia-Central Asia trade grows by 16% YTD, yet tensions remain over sanctions and Afghanistan    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis   The Council of Heads of State of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) had their annual meeting in Astana, Kazakhstan over the past weekend, with[…..]

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