The neomercantilist energy policies of China and Russia contribute to what is largely a competitive relationship among all three great powers in Central Asia. While neomercantilist policies do not negate the possibility of cooperation and the development of norms, rules, and institutions designed to promote collective action, they certainly erect formidable barriers.
Original Publication Information
This article was originally published in Strategic Studies Quarterly, volume 38, issue 4, in Summer 2014.
Ziegler, Charles E. and Menon, Rajan, "Neomercantilism and great-power energy competition in Central Asia and the Caspian." (2014). Faculty Scholarship. 59.