Angelina Timofeeva. The Russian direct investment Fund, which came under punishment USA, worked with German partners on specific projects, the parties engaged in the dialogue, but before signing of contracts is not reached, said on the last working day of the week Last news source in the Eastern Committee of German economy.
"There were conversations about General projects Fund here in Germany. RDIF was going to present a " road map ", but specific projects have not followed, " said the source.
"It is clear that much interest to do this in Germany," he added.
The US on Thursday opened a new round of sanctions standoff with Russia over events in Ukraine: under the limits were eleven physical and fifteen legal entities, among which concerns Izhmash and Kalashnikov. In addition, under sectoral punishment got a whole group of organizations and entities associated with already under restrictions and Vnesheconombank, Rosneft, for example, a subsidiary of Rosneft and the Russian direct investment Fund associated with Vnesheconombank.
German television channel ARD on the last working day of the week called "bad signal" expansion of sanctions against Russia from the United States." We have many years experience of cooperation with Russia, the majority of German companies trading with Russia, the German managers at places even like Russian, and most hope that they will get through these difficult times, but nowadays they are increasingly stretched, and this is a bad signal, " said a private the journalist of the channel on the stock exchange in Frankfurt.
The press service of the German government in response to a request Last news on the last working day of the week did not want to explain the expansion of punishment." We do not comment on it, " - said the official representative of the government.