Shuvalov spoke about the desire of American business to resume dialogue with Russia

Shuvalov spoke about the desire of American business to resume dialogue with Russia


Moscow. 20 Jan. American businessmen already now, without waiting for the cancellation or easing of sanctions as a result of projected improved relations between Washington and Moscow, want to form the basis for the resumption of business dialogue, said the first Vice-Premier Igor Shuvalov.

“I have yesterday (on the sidelines of the Davos forum) has been meeting with American entrepreneurs who put forward certain initiatives and want to start a business dialogue “Russia-USA” before the dialogue will start between the presidents,” – said Shuvalov.

According to him, the format in which it will be institutialisation this dialogue is not yet defined. “We’ll wait, we agreed to wait for proposals, and these proposals in a few weeks will do,” he said.

In General, the forum in Davos, “the mood is different, all primarily concerned with how the will get along the US and Russia, what will happen with the sanctions agenda, what will the new world order,” said the first Deputy Prime Minister. “This is the number one issue. As for the economy and the potential in Russia is huge interest. We honestly thought it would be a little more modest, but the interest is huge. Meet with investors, analysts, answer questions. Now will be a closed meeting with foreign investors, will see what questions will they ask,” – said Shuvalov.

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