Russia-China Gas Deal Is About More Than Just Energy
The presidents of China and Russia signed a major gas supply deal on Sunday, but the agreement is about more than just energy.By Bram Sable-Smith | November 9, 2014
The Presidents of Russia and China inked a deal Sunday to send 30 billion cubic meters of Russian gas to China over a 30-year period.
The deal bolsters an existing energy pact valued at $400 billion signed by the two countries last May. (Video via RT)
And viewed in the context of falling global oil prices, an ongoing APEC summit, and geopolitical conflict involving Beijing and Moscow, the deal seems to be about more than just energy.