The Truth About Eurasian Rail Freight Transport
By Chris B. Wensink
The bulk of railway freight between Asia and Europe crosses Russian territory. Yet the route has not been the focus of Western sanctions – so far.
End of the Road for India and Russia’s Rupee-Ruble Trade?
By K.A. Dhananjay
Even as India-Russia energy trade witnessed significant growth, the rupee-ruble system could not gain traction as expected.
Just Passing Through: Kazakhstan’s Parallel Trade Predicament
By Sophia Nina Burna-Asefi
Amid sanctions on Russia, there is a growing trend of back-door sales via third-party channels in friendly countries – like Kazakhstan.
China Moves to Fill The Void Left By Russia Sanctions – On Its Own Terms
By François Chimits and Antonia Hmaidi
Six months into the Ukraine war, China has not hesitated to fill the void left by OECD disengagement with Russia – but is taking care not to compromise its own economic interests in the process.
Energy Crisis From Ukraine War: Impacts on China and India
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Craig Kennedy.
Russia-Ukraine War: Implications for Asian Geoeconomics
By Ali Ahmadi
As the war and resulting sanctions redraw trade maps in Asia, Iran stands to be the primary beneficiary.
How the War in Ukraine is Accelerating India’s Desire for Tech Autonomy
By Tobias Scholz
Uneasy with both Russia’s invasion and Western sanctions, India is even more convinced that it must diversify its technology partnerships and develop more homegrown capabilities.
How Does the Russia-Ukraine War Affect Asia’s Political Economy?
By Kavoossi Masoud and Dingding Chen
Multinational companies must find new solutions in an era of accelerating deglobalization.
Sanctioning China to Get to Russia Is Easier Said Than Done
By Joseph Cash
Secondary sanctions on China would be more painful and harder to justify – which makes any unified application unlikely.
Amid the Ukraine Crisis, China-Russia Economic Relations Remain Lukewarm
By Danil Bochkov
China’s mixed signals on the Ukraine crisis extend to the economic realm, long a weak point for Sino-Russia ties.
What Does Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Mean for China in the Arctic?
By Trym Eiterjord
An exodus of money, technology, and buyers from Russian energy projects may offer an opportunity for China to embed itself deeper in the Arctic.
The Commodity Craze Creates a Supply Gap for China
By Nathan Handwerker
While China benefits from buying cheap Russian oil, weak demand and expensive oil globally is creating a large commodities supply gap for China.