This major study assesses prospects for economic recovery in the Russian Far East, evaluating foreign trade and investment, political and economic forces, patterns of resource supply and needs in Pacific Asia, and potential competitors. It concludes that this unfulfilled potential has as much to do with conditions in Russia as the downturn caused by the Asian crisis.
'A major contribution to any up to date understanding of the area, required reading indeed for anyone professionally involved.' - Asian Affairs
'The complex nature of the volume itself and the broad conclusions of its editor are of special value…Comprehensive and impressive.' - Pacific Affairs