Western sanctions mean China-Russia border trade is booming

It's now been close to a year that Russia and many Western countries have been entrenched in a sanctions battle over the crisis in Ukraine. At the same time, cross-border trade from China to Russia is booming. Increased food exports, to make up for the lacking European supply, are making for great business for China. Pierre-Philippe Berson and Shannon Van Sant bring us this report from the snowy landscapes of Chinese Siberia.


Programme prepared by Elise Duffau and Patrick Lovett

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