The sanctions have been effective, leaving Russia with no choice but to import many high value-added products that it does not manufacture.
According to Bilawal, the two countries agreed to expand their relationship to mark 75 years of their ties.
The envoy said from January to April 2022, bilateral trade amounted to USD 6.4 billion, almost twice as much as for the same period last year.
In his welcome speech, Russian Ambassador Evgeny Tomikhin stressed on the prospects for expanding bilateral cooperation.
The two diplomats noted that despite difficulties bilateral relations have continued to develop in many fields.
The Asean envoy said Myanmar's government might accept some opposition members if they were to cease fighting, but only under certain conditions.
There are allegations that records of a person who was fatally shot by North Korean troops in September 2020, while on patrol duty, were destroyed.
Canberra has vowed to increase aid to the region, unveil an Asean economic strategy and appoint a special South-east Asia envoy, among other things.
Their meeting will be the first face-to-face meeting since the G20 summit in Rome last October.
Chinese Foreign Minister Yi said China will never follow the footsteps of traditional powers and share development opportunities with Manila.