Hunchun: China’s Gateway to Eastern Russia and North Korea

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Feb. 9 – As investment costs begin to increase in China, the need for new markets have also risen leading to interesting cities to develop as strategic  trading hubs. One such example is the Chinese city of Hunchun lying in Eastern Jilin Province, a few miles from the Russian and North Korean border.

The Hunchun investment guide is now available as a complimentary PDF download for China Briefing subscribers. It contains overviews of the city from Liang Li of Peking University, Si Zhang of Cornell University, and Zhao Deyu of Boston University. Each overview has demographical details of trade, commerce, salaries and related data on cross-border trade between Hunchun, North Korea and Russia and was produced by the Greater Tumen Initiative.

China Briefing subscribers may download the free guide here. You can also subscribe to the Asia Briefing weekly updates here.