Maxim Oreshkin, the Minister of economic development of the Russian Federation, in an interview with NTV television reported that the latest figures for the 2nd quarter of 2017 GDP growth was 2 and a half percent.
He recalled that such growth, the Russian economy showed during the last 5 years, starting in 2012.
Maxim Oreshkin said that overseas business is showing more interest in investing in the Russian economy. This is especially noticeable on the background of recovery of the Russian economy after the crisis.
According to Minister of economic development, the sanctions imposed by us lawmakers on Russian companies and individuals, threaten and interfere with the joint economic project between Europe and Russia. And, surprisingly, tensions are growing between Europe and the United States, as in the Russian market of the American company presented very little. And European companies are actively cooperating with Russian on the Russian market and international.