Japanese banks and development institutions have the opportunity to lend to regional banks, which are not under the punishment, said Japanese head of the Ministry of cooperation with Russia in Economics, Hiroshige Seko.
"There are opportunities for cooperation between banks, does not violate the sanctions regime. In Russia, There are various banks, and among them are regional, I think we'll find the right mechanism for interaction ", Greg said Seko on the results of negotiations in the Russian capital, reports news Agency.
in response to the question of whether regional banks to qualify for Japanese Funding of Seko said that " There is such an opportunity." He did not disclose which banks and which projects will qualify for Japanese Funding. First Japanese business the newspaper "nikkey" said the state Agency of financial services in the process of private consultations at the beginning of President Putin's visit to Japan asked the leading private banks of the country to actively participate in the financing of different projects in Russia. Financing of Russian projects of Japanese banks has declined very quickly in the last few years as a result, Western punishment regarding Russia because of the events in Ukraine, but in the process of negotiations at present the parties are discussing the increase in payment. Japanese development Bank JBIC has already blessed in October small loan from the Russian Sberbank 38, 5 million dollars and announced investments in the gas project " Yamal LNG ". JBIC may also make a special Fund to invest in Russian projects with the Russian direct investment Fund." JBIC is bound to play an important role in the implementation of the cooperation in all eight directions ", Greg said Seko, referring to the plan for the development of economic cooperation between Russia and Japan of eight items. During the presentation at the Eastern economic forum Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe has tried to convince Vladimir Putin to resolve the territorial dispute. Putin said that the decision of disputes between Russia and Japan shall be such that no one of the parties felt like losers. Putin's visit to Japan was planned for December fifteen. Official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that the condition of progress in the negotiations on the peace Treaty with Japan is Tokyo the respect of territorial realities, the position of the capital of Russia on the issue of the South Kuril Islands unchanged – Russian sovereignty over them cannot be questioned.