Russia appeals for more US investment

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov said overnight he was dissatisfied with the level of US investment in his country, and argued that Moscow was making strides in combating corruption and enforcing the rule of law.Speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, Ivanov said his government wants to improve economic ties with the United States.”American investments in Russia represent 2.8 per cent of the total, with $US7.3 billion ($A7.04 billion).
Sweden invests more in Russia,” he said.”We are not satisfied – we want to develop the cooperation in space, in information technologies, in nuclear technologies.”Ivanov said Russia is not among the top 20 US trading partners and accounts for less than one per cent of US trade, adding: “Isn’t it a shame?”Russia joined the Wor…

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