Xu Wenhong on Sino-Russian links under the Belt and Road

Xu Wenhong is Associate Professor at the Institute of Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). He is also the Deputy Secretary General of the Belt and Road Center at CASS. CASS is the premier academic organization and comprehensive research center of the People’s Republic of China in the fields of philosophy and social sciences.

Professor Xu speaks Chinese, English and Russian fluently and his research focus is Sino-Russian economic cooperation. He has visited over 20 countries as part of his work and has published widely on the impact of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

In this podcast, Professor Xu discusses how China and Russia can collaborate under the BRI. In particular, he discusses how China’s deindustrializing North East provinces (Dongbei) can benefit from such collaboration.  

Listen to the Podcast below in English or Chinese!

Xu Wenhong: Expert on Sino-Russian Relations