“We must lay the foundation for serious changes, and I think by 2024-2025 the entire infrastructure will be reoriented primarily to China, India, Vietnam, that is, to rapidly developing economies with huge populations and large markets,” he said.

Earlier it was reported that over the 11 months of 2022, Russian-Chinese trade grew by almost a third and for the first time in history exceeded $172 billion.

As Olga Belenkaya, head of the macroeconomic analysis department at FG Finam, told RT, Russia has significantly increased energy supplies to China as part of the reorientation of exports to the East.