The US decision to give Russia a status of the country with a market economy was not an "up-to-the-minute decision" and in the future it might influence the flow of major investors to Russia, Russian analysts said.
Head of the Bitsa-Invest company stock exchange dealings Aleksander Sobolenko is of the same opinion. He thinks, that in the future major investing funds will certainly consider Russia's status of a market economy country, before taking a decision, concerning investments.
A similar opinion was disclosed to a RIA Novosti correspondent by the investing company Region. However, in their opinion, the acquirement by Russia the status of the country with a market economy "will not have an essential impact on the situation on the Russian stock market". This decision was already expected by the stock market and was implemented in the stock prices.
On the whole, Region is confident that the US Ministry of Trade decision to give Russia the status of the country with a market economy will ease an access of Russian manufacturers to the US market. Primarily it concerns production of Russian metallurgists and chemists.
According to Region specialists, the Russian Ministry of Trade and Economic Development can initiate new Russo-American negotiations, concerning the reduction of import taxes for Russian goods.
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