Report: Economic Order in the Asia-Pacific and Russian Interests

16.03.2017

Over the past ten years, the Asia-Pacific region (APR) has been the global economy’s main center of gravity. The world’s leading non-Asian centers of power, the United States and Russia, almost simultaneously announced their turn to the Asia Pacific and proclaimed the region a main foreign policy priority. However, the region’s economic order remains unclear, and represents a concentration of diverse and often incompatible projects and regimes.

The report, written by the authors from the US, Russia and China, provides an analysis of the approaches of the US and China as two key poles in the APR to shape its economic order, and describes in detail Russia's interests in this dynamic and important region for its economic development and global role.

The authors:

Robert A. Manning, Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council, USA

Chen Zhimin, Dean, School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Fudan University, China

Song Guoyong, Professor, Institute for International Studies, Fudan University, China

Tatiana A. Flegontova, Director, Russian APEC Study Center, The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA)

Download Valdai Club Report in English (PDF)

Download Valdai Club Report in Russian (PDF)


Related articles

E.U. Is Uneasy, and Divided, About U.S. Sanctions on Russia
26.07.2017
“The sanctions bill leaves no space for compromises and cements America’s hostile policy toward Moscow for decades ahead,” Ivan Timofeev, program director of the Valdai discussion club, a Kremlin

Category:
In the media
Turkey and the EU: Divergent Forever?
26.07.2017
The EU's foreign policy is aimed to promote liberal values, therefore in order to "teach a lesson" to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan the Europeans are ready to further

Expert: 
Alexander Rahr

Category:
Expert Opinions
The US Tests Europe for Strength
26.07.2017
This is not the first time that Washington tries to hamper the development of cooperation with Russia in the gas sector by brute force. In the 80s Reagan imposed an embargo on the equipment supply,

Expert: 
Alexei Grivach

Category:
Expert Opinions