Economic relations between Russia and Germany are unlikely to be affected by a change of government – Chamber of Commerce
ST. PETERSBURG (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – October 06, 2021) Economic relations between Russia and Germany are stable and unlikely to be affected by the change of government in Berlin, the Russia-Germany Chamber of Commerce told Sputnik on Wednesday .
“We are happy that the basis of our economic relations is very solid. The high volume of German investments in the Russian economy in recent years is proof of this. This basis does not depend on the composition of the government in Germany,” said said Matthias Schepp, said the chairman of the board of directors of the chamber, on the sidelines of the 10th St. Petersburg International Gas Forum.
Asked about the Greens, with considerable weight in Germany and a strong stance towards Russia, the president stressed that the green agenda and the transition to a zero-emission economy could, in fact, pave the way for a deeper partnership. between the two countries. .
“As for the Greens in government, the overwhelming majority of members of our Chamber of Commerce see the possibility that this is the green agenda that can serve as an area not only to continue but also to deepen cooperation,” said Schepp. .
German political parties are now busy negotiating a future ruling coalition in the Bundestag, following parliamentary elections at the end of September. The Greens, who came in third, should play an important role whatever the emerging configuration.