Nikita M. Shum – Graduate Student of the Far-Eastern Institute of Management, branch of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (Khabarovsk, Russia). E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The article considers the main issues of formation and development of export potential of Khabarovsk Krai, which hamper the level of foreign trade activities of the region, including sanctions imposed by Western countries against Russia on April 12, 2022, their assessment and ways of solving them. The main measures to improve the problems of export potential of Khabarovsk Krai are also proposed.

Key words. export potential, socio-economic development, foreign trade activity, competitiveness, priority areas, export policy, timber industry.

JEL-codes: R11, R58.