Pravda.ru

Video

Philippines reorients from US to Russia

20.03.2017
 


Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte aims to get out of the US custody and tries hard to reinforce economic ties with the main geopolitical adversaries of the US - China and Russia.

As it has become known, the Philippines have scheduled main coordinates of development of relations with Russia and are actively discussing cooperation issues with Moscow within agriculture and energy. Duterte plans to discuss the matter during his visit to Moscow, which is to take place within the first half of 2017. While the first plenary session of the joint Russia-Philippines commission on trade and economic cooperation will happen in early May.

Duterte seems to have realized that economic aid from the US is far from being a partnership.
The country needs new markets. Manila wants to import its goods to Russia, in particular, these are bananas, pears, mangoes, sugar and coconuts, as well as sea food. For the moment Russia's share in the Filipino import makes up only 1.5%, while that of China - 15.2%.

Pravda.Ru








1296

Popular photos

Most popular

Russian Air Force starts receiving PAK FA fifth-generation fighter jets
Russian Air Force starts receiving PAK FA fifth-generation fighter jets
Russian Air Force commander, Lieutenant-General Andrey Yudin said that the Russian airspace forces would receive six fifth-generation T-50 fighters
Five ways to sink US aircraft carriers
Five ways to sink US aircraft carriers
The National Interest has wondered how Russia and China might annihilate the US aircraft carriers. Author of the article believes that aircraft carriers are the main combat vessels of the country's...
Рейтинг@Mail.ru Rambler_s_Top100_Service