Russian Business Diplomacy in Southeast Asia

  • Andrey Bykov
  • Kirill Solntsev
Part of the Studies in Diplomacy and International Relations book series (SID)


The chapter gives a brief analysis of the trade and economic relations between Russia and South and Southeast Asia. It also covers Russian “Turn to the East” policy—the growing importance of South and Southeast Asia for Russia. It focuses on business diplomacy instruments and on state support of Russian export, evaluating its efficiency in the region. Besides, the chapter deals with digital business diplomacy in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries and with the instruments for promotion of Russian high-tech products to South and Southeast Asia (e.g. the Russia-Singapore Business Council projects).


Business diplomacy Southeast Asia “Turn to the East” policy ASEAN EAEU 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrey Bykov
    • 1
  • Kirill Solntsev
    • 1
  1. 1.RSTradehouse LLCMoscowRussia

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