Subject This article considers the cross-border cooperation as one of the forms of active and intensive economic interaction that has a significant impact on the growth dynamics, structure and performance of the economic development of countries and regions. Objectives The article aims to explore factors and conditions for the development of Russian-Chinese economic cross-border cooperation. Methods For the study, we used the methods of systems, comparative, structural-functional, deductive, economics and statistics analyses, and empirical data grouping and synthesis. Results The article identifies the main forms, factors and conditions for the development of Russian-Chinese border cooperation and describes the strengths and weaknesses of Russia and China. Conclusions and Relevance The article concludes that the most important and historically conditioned factors of Russian-Chinese economic border cooperation are the economic, geographical, socio-economic, historical, and political ones. The results of the study can be used as a theoretical basis for further scientific research on this subject and the development of training and methodological complexes of disciplines related to the world economy.
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