The balance profit of Russian oil company Rosneft amounted to 28.195bn rubles ($926m) in 2001, which is 94 per cent more than in 2000, the company's press service reported. The volume of sales revenues reached 93.019bn rubles ($3.06bn), or 6.1 per cent more than in 2000. In addition, the press service reported that Rosneft invested 17.987bn rubles ($591m) last year, or 8.4 per cent more as compared to the volume of investments made in 2000. In particular, 3.142bn rubles ($103m) were spent on strategic projects.
To understand how China will act, one must understand the logic of China's development. This logic has always been almost the same, be it the Middle Ages, or modern times