The authors present data on the current situation regarding the organization of electricity exports and analyze the potential of the Russian Far East in electricity production in the context of the financial and investment interaction between China and Russia. The research showed that by building up its own export potential in the electricity power industry will allow Russia to strengthen the existing electric power complex of the Russian regions bordering with China making qualitative changes in the structure of the trade balance between these countries with respect to energy resources. The conclusion is that both countries will get benefits from such a development. © 2019 International Strategic Management Association. All rights reserved.