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Russia is interested in change of structure of the export to the EU countries - vice-president RSPP Igor Jurgens

Russia is extremely interested in change of structure of the export to the EU countries. Such opinion as has informed department of public relations of the Russian union of industrialists and businessmen, vice-president RSPP Igor Jurgens has voiced on Wednesday.

" Russia is extremely interested in change of structure of the export to the EU countries, namely - in consecutive increase in a share of industrial export " - Jurgens at special session in Bruxelles of the Union of industrial and enterprise confederations of Europe (UNIņE), devoted to Russia has told.

he has informed that in export of Russia to the EU countries more than 60 % are necessary on raw materials and half-finished products (from them of 52 % on energy carriers), and in import more than 42 % make cars of EU, the equipment and vehicles.

" Statistical data of goods turnover of Russia and EU can be estimated 2DAY as the certificate of the begun development by the European business of the born Russian market, and no more what, unfortunately, it is impossible to tell about development of the European market by the Russian business " - vice-president RSPP has noted.

He considers that in increase in export of the Russian industrial output " should be interested and the Western Europe owing to those benefits which are brought by international trade on the basis of interbranch specialisation ". Earlier or L8R, in its opinion, " 2 such type of foreign trade will start to move ahead and Russia, and not only thanks to efforts of domestic businessmen, but also by means of the western business which will supplement more and more commodity expansion on the growing Russian market with capital expansion ".

This tendency, has noted Jurgens, it is looked through already now: In 2003 the volume of the investments which have entered the Russian economy from countries of Western Europe, has reached approximately 75 % of volume of their commodity export to Russia, and on direct investments - more than 20 %.