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RECP, START and Germany´s Indo-Pacific Strategy

... planned free trade agreement between the EU and the Latin American Mercusor were the largest free trade agreements in the world, but RECP has now completely surpassed these dimensions. „Asia-Pacific countries including Japan, China and the 10 members of ASEAN signed a regional trade deal on Sunday covering nearly a third of the global economy, wrapping up eight years of negotiations following the withdrawal of India.The 15 signatories to the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership reached the agreement,...


Eurasia as a Platform

... regional development institutions, namely regional development banks and regional financing arrangements. Such a pragmatic platform may prove to be more feasible than the building of a platform for regional integration arrangements such as the EU, EAEU and ASEAN. While a platform for Eurasia’s regional integration arrangements may well be attained in the distant future in line with visions such as the Greater Eurasian Partnership, a more realistic and near-term prospect could be the formation of a framework ...


ASEAN in the Emerging Indo-Pacific

... “Indo-Pacific” for a long time only remained the subject of scientific discussions and entered the political vocabulary of only a couple of countries of the future region: India, Japan and Australia. At the initial stage of the emergence of the concept, ASEAN countries experienced serious problems of internal contradictions and really could not join the formation of the concept among the first. In 2013, Indonesia, as a country - one of the leaders in the region, presented an "aseanocentric" ...


New Members for BRICS New Development Bank?

... platform of regional development banks could comprise the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB), the Development Bank of South Africa (DBSA), the SAARC Development Fund (SDF), Mercosur Structural Convergence Fund (FOCEM), China Development Bank (CDB), China-ASEAN Investment Cooperation Fund (CAF), and the New Development Bank (NDB). As noted before, within this group of development institutions, the NDB could potentially perform a coordinating role with respect to BRICS+ initiatives. In terms of cooperation ...


Lecture by H.E. Dr. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sport of the Kingdom of Cambodia

On October 23, 2019, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) will host a lecture by H.E. Dr. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sport of the Kingdom of Cambodia, "The Relations between ASEAN and Russia". On October 23, 2019, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) will host a lecture by H.E. Dr. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sport of the Kingdom of Cambodia, "The Relations between ASEAN and ...


Russia Vis-à-Vis the Globe: In Counter-Phase Mode

... Currently, more than 20 countries and blocs have expressed interest in creating an FTA with the Eurasian Economic Union, including the likes of Egypt, Jordan, Thailand and Chile. There are also memoranda signed with trade blocs such as Mercosur and ASEAN on joint cooperation and potential liberalization initiatives. Overall, Russia together with partners from the Eurasian Economic Union is starting from a low base in terms of the number of alliances – currently there are only the FTA accords with ...


Indian Elections 2019: Towards New Economic and Political Goals

... its obscuring black-hole, starved from rudimentary development, abutting South East Asia with one half of the Indian manufacturing GDP for exports. Besides the civilizational contacts, the process of fostering comprehensively intimating ties with the ASEAN comity of nations, as with other economic titans in East Asia, has been a signature initiative of the Modi government during 2014-2019, with no reason for it to flag or dampen. It ought to intensify across intertwining dimensions of augmented trading ...


Slowly but Surely: Russia’s Foreign Policy in Southeast Asia

... state visit to Singapore and attended the 13th East Asia Summit (EAS) , which was the first visit since Russia became a member to the summit in 2010. At the same time, President Putin took a part in the 3rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) — Russian Federation Summit on Strategic Partnership . Southeast Asian states show interest in joining the Greater Eurasian Partnership which promotes growing economic connectedness in the Eurasian continent. The Greater Eurasian Partnership ...


Obstacles and Opportunities for Economic Engagement between Australia and the Russian Federation

... China was worth an estimated AU$138 billion; similiarly Australia’s exports to China have soared from $AUD7 billion in 2000 to last year’s figure of around AU$129.5 billion. As for the wider region, according to the Association of Southeast Nation (ASEAN)’s data set, total trade between Russia and ASEAN member countries increased by 40.3 percent from almost AU$17 billion in 2016 to just under AU$24 billion in 2017. Australia’s regional economic engagement has emerged as even more dramatic: the ...


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    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
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