sepheronx wrote:type055 wrote:Vladimir79 wrote:Will Russia become China's Canada?
Right now, China is the Mexico of Russia's Far East. For Russia to come into a subjugated position to China, they would have to continue on course to rival the US. That just isn't going to happen. They have more debt to GDP than Greece and more in line with Japan. They have created an entire bubble economy that is funded by inflated land prices and negative interest on bank deposits. Some time soon, CCP is going to have to allow red lined industry to start defaulting and when that happens, the miracle of the Chinese economy will be over and no one will even bring up conversations like this.
hahaha you are funny Russia economy totally rely on gas and weapon investment. Russia's military industry is shrinking. If china has the other options, china will never buy russia weapons. next ten years china will make more advanced weapon than russia . just wait and see. russia will not be mexico to china. It will be cuba to China in nearly future
Yeah right. Russian military industry shrinking (sales for military products from Russia is increasing every year, making Russia second in the world for sales of military industrial equipment)? What figures do you have to back that claim up? Military Industrial complex account for 25% of Russia's Industrial strength. Russia is an energy Superpower and well, Energy is what is needed for any nation to become a major power, hence why China and India (mostly China atm) is most interested in Russian energy. Add to that, Russian market is huge and is always in demand for new goods, that Chinese businesses are investing billions into its infrastructure and manufacturing, as that would give China an increased edge over a major market. That is about it. As well, since Chinese market may go bust and the investments into Ghost Cities are a bubble waiting to burst, China is looking to Russia for where to put its investments and development so that there will be an actual return.
Now add Brazil and India to the mix, and massive potential for Russia to sell its goods to and as well, its resources to, and China will just be another part of the fraction. If Russia decides to simply start investing in their allied nations like Cuba, Venezuela, Tajikistan, etc in order make them richer and more developed, there would be a higher demand for Russian goods. A good alternative to what China produces in heavy industrial equipment.
Russia MIC is not shrinking？ Russia navy start to buy ship from France ， Russia never built a battle ship over 6000 tons after 1991 ,all the nuclear subs russia build today is design by CCCP times( yes it advanced) and one sub took 20 years to finish. T50's engine is not real AF41 as they planed. energy superpower? do u know The shale gas revolution. China is working on it, if Russia is energy superpower, so dose Saudi Arabia. none of Industrial countries proud of raw material export.
brics ?what's this ?? this words invented by western. It's not a group as nato . in BRICS most Chinese don't care this groups. look at statistics. how much china invest in middle asia and other parts of worlds each year, and check Russia’ number.