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EAEU Trade and Economic Relations with the People’s Republic of China

Nadezhda Volovik – Head of Foreign Trade Department of the Gaidar Institute; Senior Research fellow of the Macroeconomic Simulation Department, Institute for Applied Economic Studies, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. Е-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Chinese response to the protectionist policy conduction by the United States provide a chance for the Eurasian Economic Union to extend its presence on the Chinese market. In order to take advantage of it, the EAEU member states should introduce right decisions in their trade policy aimed at balancing foreign trade development with China. The article studies current trade and economic relations between the EAEU and the PRC as well as prospects for interlinking the Eurasian integration with the Chinese initiative of «Silk Road Economic Belt».

Key words: Eurasian economic union, People’s Republic of China, trade turnover between EAEU and the PRC, «Silk Road Economic Belt».