Main Page  > NEWS  > The 29th session of the Foreign Investment Advisory Council


The 29th session of the Foreign Investment Advisory Council
 

20.10.2015 The 29th session of the Foreign Investment Advisory Council

The 29th session of the Foreign Investment Advisory Council

The 29th session of the Foreign Investment Advisory Council which was held by Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitriy Medvedev took place in Moscow. There was discussed some questions concerning investment cooperation, import substitution, standard and legal regulation in various sectors.

At the meeting it was noted that, despite economic difficulties, the extent of foreign investments hasn’t reduced, and on the contrary, has increased. Today it is 130 billion dollars. The Prime Minister emphasized that these figures speak about the interest of the western partners in expansion of their business in Russia.

According to the Minister of Economic Development Alexey Ulyukaev, «the first shock is gone».

«Investments are being made, and foreign companies continue to operate in Russia», – he declared.

The Foreign Investment Advisory Council was created in September, 1994. It considers questions and proposals of foreign investors who carry out their projects in Russia.

On the materials of government.ru