Dmitry Zlatarev. Fresh measures the US has taken on Thursday against Russia will not have a significant impact on bilateral trade relations, said Fins news the head of the Russian-American Pacific partnership (RAPP) Derek Norberg.
on Thursday, the U.S. Treasury Department has made in the "black List" a number of individuals and organizations from Russia and other countries, which, in the opinion of the US capital, trying to avoid U.S. penalties in connection with the Crimea.
"the U.S. has essentially no trade with Crimea, so fresh clarification relating to the ban on trade with the region not to have any additional influence," said Norberg.
according to his vision, issued by the U.S. Treasury Department notice " not seriously affect U.S.-Russian trade ".
"in Russia this notice, may be considered As increased penalties, but this time it is not. This document does not introduce any changes in Executive order 13685 (on sanctions) that the head of the United States signed on 19 December 2014, " he said.
As explained Norberg, " there was no real additions, Except for the inclusion of parts of individuals and entities to the sanctions List and the number of credit organizations to the List of sectoral sanctions ".
"However, banking is relatively buyers are not affected, because this has no direct adverse effect on the transactions of the American and Russian organizations in the form of customers of financial institutions who were under punishment," he said.
Chapter RAPP noticed that the real effect lies in the fact that he was under the sentence structure will not be able to gain access to American loans. However, according to his statement, " it seems they had not hoped for such loans, especially because of their access to the West was limited, and Western banks already simply does not make loans to Russian banks ".
RAPP has positioned itself As the only forum in the public and private sectors, aimed at developing cooperation between the American West and the Russian East. Members of this organization are several dozens of organizations of the Russian Federation and the USA.
Western countries since March 2014 several times already imposed penalties because Russia's position on Ukraine. In March and July 2015 expanded sanctions List of the USA, and in June the sanctions List of Canada. In addition, on 22 June, the head of the EU foreign Ministers meeting in Luxembourg have extended the economic sanctions until 31 January 2016.
The list of Russian citizens and organizations who have fallen under the punishment - in the material of the Fins news