Russian Gas Mega-Pipeline To China Goes Online As Putin & Xi Hail Closer Ties
Late Monday Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russia's Vladimir Putin jointly launched the major unprecedented cooperative project that had been years in the making called the 'Power of Siberia' gas pipeline.
The China-Russia east-route pipeline is now providing China with Russian natural gas, which according to Chinese state media is expected to reach 5 billion cubic meters in 2020 and increase to 38 billion cubic meters annually from 2024.
President #Putin and Chinese President #Xi Jinping launch "Power of Siberia" gas pipeline.— Enrico Ivanov (@Russ_Warrior) December 2, 2019
This is a breakthrough in the energy market that will have major geopolitical repercussions. pic.twitter.com/ZKBXpe9RF4