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U.S.-China Trade Spat Creates Opportunities for Russia: President of Russia Vladimir Putin

The trade war between the U.S. and China allows Russia to increase its food trade with China, President Vladimir Putin says at VTB Capital Investment Forum "RUSSIA CALLING!"....
Wednesday, 28 November , Bloomberg

Vladimir Putin calls on U.S. to stop sanctions, seek common ground

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called on the United States to stop imposing unilateral sanctions and seek common ground with its partners. "It seems to me that we need to achieve a positive result for ourselves, not trying to harm the partners, but trying to find joint areas...
Wednesday, 28 November , Xinhua

Vladimir Putin says Russia will supply soy beans, poultry meat to China

President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia would supply soy beans and poultry meat to China and that the United States had effectively given up on that market.   Vladimir Putin was speaking at the VTB Capital Investment Forum "RUSSIA CALLING!" in Moscow....
Wednesday, 28 November , Reuters

Vladimir Putin: We Aren’t Ditching the Dollar

Russia and other countries are reducing their U.S. dollar reserves, partly because of U.S. sanctions policy, Russian President Vladimir Putin says at VTB Capital Investment Forum "RUSSIA CALLING!". Contract to sell S-400 anti-aircraft missiles to Turkey wasn’t settled in dollars. Russ...
Wednesday, 28 November , Bloomberg

Vladimir Putin: instability forcing countries away from dollar settlements

President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia was not aiming to stop settling deals using the U.S. dollar, but that instability in dollar-based settlements was forcing many world economies to think about moving to non-dollar settlements.   Speaking at a conference in Moscow, Vladim...
Wednesday, 28 November , Reuters

Vladimir Putin Says $60 Oil ‘Absolutely Fine’

Russian President Vladimir Putin delivering a speech during a session of the VTB Capital Investment Forum "RUSSIA CALLING!" in Moscow, Russia, said current oil prices around $60 a barrel are “absolutely fine” for his country, adding that Moscow is ready if needed to work with OPEC on stabil...
Wednesday, 28 November , Bloomberg

Russia Considering Either Rate Hike or Hold at Dec. 14 Meeting - Elvira Nabiullina

“There are a lot of factors that we will be taking account,” Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina says at press conference at VTB Capital Investment Forum "RUSSIA CALLING!". Emerging market situation has stabilized, sanctions expectations have eased, but oil prices have decli...
Wednesday, 28 November , Bloomberg