Putin Hopes British Companies Participate Russian Projects

2019-04-08

Russian President Vladimir Putin said in Moscow on the 20th that Russia intends to invest heavily in key areas of the economy and society within the framework of the national project. It is hoped that British companies can participate in the implementation of Russian national projects.


According to a statement issued on the Kremlin website on the 20th, Putin made the above statement when he held talks with the British business representatives in the day. Putin said that the promotion of national projects will have a comprehensive effect on the rapid development of Russia, and will also provide development opportunities for enterprises.


Putin said that the UK has invested a total of 23.8 billion U.S. dollars in Russia, and Russia has invested more than 11 billion U.S. dollars in the UK. More than 600 companies in Russia have British investment in machinery manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, energy and other fields.


According to documents recently released by the Russian government website, from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2024, Russia will invest 25.7 trillion rubles (about 402.7 billion U.S. dollars) to implement multiple countries in the fields of health care, education, and ecology. project. This document was based on the Russian development goals and strategic tasks set by Putin last May.