Punishment of the USA against Russia had mixed Impact on American organization, said in an interview Last news Director of the Council on U.S. relations with Russia and the Executive Director of the Russian-American Pacific partnership (retap) Derek Norberg.
"The effects of punishment on American organization - both nominal and important," he said.
according to him, the vast number of organizations have not experienced pressure from punishment or loss of trading opportunities in the Russian Federation." However, those companies who have worked with Russia, suffered serious damage as punishment themselves, and - maybe more - from protivotankovyh measures introduced by Russia, " said Norberg.
"for example, a large U.S. organizations involved in oil and gas projects that were supposed to hold a number of their endeavors," said he. In addition, drew the attention of a specialist, the problem has affected the banking sector and other industries.
"The ban imposed by Russia on the supply of food from countries with respect to sanctions, has led to serious losses in trade and market opportunities, and the ban on the export of certain types of equipment led to the decrease in the volume of U.S. sales of the items in Russia," he said.
"the result is a serious cost for those American companies that work with Russia, and almost complete lack of the other. We are on our Board we believe it is fair to American corporations and their partners in the Russian Federation and Russian consumers, " said Norberg.
in the Council for relations between US and Russia are large organizations in both countries, for example, Exxon Mobil, the airline " Yakutia ", U.S.-Russia business Council (USRBC).
Ratop positions itself as " the only inter-regional forum between the U.S. and Russia, which unites the private sector, regional and Federal government. The aim of its activity is the expansion of trade and interaction between East and West USA.
Western countries from March 2014 has repeatedly imposed punishment because of the position of Russia in Ukraine. The last case of using such practices were the limits imposed in March 2015, when was expanded sanctions List USA.
The list of Russian Citizens and organizations, who are under punishment, the material of the Fins news