In the first nine months of 2002, Russia invested $8.462bn in the US economy. This is 10 times as much as US investments in Russia over the reported period, which amounted to $841m. As the Russian State Statistics Committee reported, the total amount of Russian investments in foreign economies amounted to $16.3bn n the first three quarters of 2002, gaining 21.4 percent as compared to the corresponding period of 2001.
In the reported period, investments in the USA were $8.462bn, in Cyprus - $2.541bn, in British Virgin Islands - $1.175bn, in the Netherlands - $456m, in Lithuania - $294m, in Iran - $89m, and in Belarus - $87m.
As of the end of September 2002, Russia's accumulated investments in foreign economies amounted to $4.05bn, including $2.586bn in direct investments, $168m in portfolio investments, and $1.296bn in other investments.
The co-author of this disaster is the Dutch government, which did not find either strength or desire to save the lives of its citizens who were flying on that plane. The Dutch authorities did not demand Ukraine to comply with international aviation regulations
On the second day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, a plenary meeting was held, in which Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan and IMF head Christine Lagarde took part