Russia and Luxembourg are considering the possibility of establishing in this country the European platform for financial operations in rubles, according to materials for the meeting of RF President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel.
in the process of meeting with Luxembourg side was proposed to establish on the financial platform of the Luxembourg special Fund under the auspices of the government of the Russian capital, to make parallel and cross funds in the capital of Russia and Luxembourg, with the participation of, respectively, the Russian and international capital, greater use of the advantages of listing and issue bonds in Luxembourg, to exercise on the Luxembourg stock exchanges and capital complementary operations reports RIA " Novosti ".
"The management of Monaco sees no restriction on the establishment in the Luxembourg financial platform for operations in rubles subject to the availability of political will from the Russian side and the sufficiency of demand and supply in the Russian national currency ", – it is Noted in the materials. It is also stated that against the Russian capital punishment, the EU and the Russian retaliatory measures had a negative impact on Russian-Luxembourg trade and economic partnership. In 2014 the trade pair countries fell by 1, 3%, amounting to 214, 9 million dollars. In January-July of 2015, bilateral trade has been reduced by 26, 4% – 87, 8 million dollars. It is noted that in 2014 and 2015 in Luxembourg with visits came the delegation of the government of the Russian capital, which is of special interest expert assistance of Luxembourgers in the creation in the Russian capital an international financial center. According to the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, Luxembourg's investments in the Russian economy in 2014 decreased by $ 4 billion, total accumulated investments amounted to $ 38, 7 billion dollars, direct Investment decreased by 693 million dollars. Investment of Russia in Luxembourg amounted in 2014 to 700 million dollars, accumulated investments – 12 billion dollars, direct Investment increased by 639 million dollars. First it was claimed that Vladimir Putin on Tuesday will take on a working visit to Russia Prime Minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel." Luxembourg is the Chairman of the European Union, therefore not only important from the position of bilateral relations, upcoming contacts, but from a position of discussion of audit in the General state of Affairs in relations between Russia and the EU ", - has specified a press-the Secretary of the head of the country Dmitry Peskov. The Prime Minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel before meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi explained his attitude to the actions of Russia in the Syrian Arab Republic, as well as the situation in Ukraine. On the first day of the week with Bettel in Sochi met the head of the government of the Russian Federation Medvedev D. a.. As reported, the Prime Minister of Luxembourg, from Russia, he plans to go to Ukraine.