Russia closing border with China to affect people, not goods

By Jake Rudnitsky and Evgenia Pismennaya Jan 30 2020 / International Trade Russia’s move to close its land border with China is targeting passengers, leaving freight unaffected for now, the government said Thursday. Only 3% to 4% of bilateral trade turnover comes from people carrying goods through the checkpoints along the 4,210-kilometer (2,615 mile) border, according to Alexander Gabuev, the head of the Carnegie Moscow Center’s Russia in the...

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