Silk Road fever grips the Russian Far East and boosts the economy

ER Editor: on the same topic, ER also recommends F. William Engdahl’s recent articleRussia and China Build Up a New Economic Geography.

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Silk Road fever grips the Russian Far East and boosts economy

China’s Belt and Road Initiative heralds a new era with mega infrastructure projects dotting the landscape

(Asia Times) – If you are looking for the latest breakthroughs in trans-Eurasian geoeconomics, you should keep an eye on the East – the Russian Far East. One interesting project is the new state-of-the-art $1.5 billion Bystrinsky plant (pictured). Located about 400 kilometers from the Chinese border by rail and tucked inside the Trans-Baikal region of Siberia, it is now finally open for business.

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