Eurovision organizers set to find solution for Russia's contestant to perfom in KievWorld March 24, 18:46
Russia’s Airborne Force wraps up large-scale drills in CrimeaMilitary & Defense March 24, 18:20
Russia may start Ka-52 attack helicopter deliveries to Egypt in 2nd half of yearMilitary & Defense March 24, 17:21
Ex-Russian MP’s suspected assassin’s ‘double’ pops up in UkraineWorld March 24, 16:59
Photos of the week: Putin at the theater, Trump behind the wheel and Erdogan playing ballSociety & Culture March 24, 16:39
Bank of Russia points to ruble cutting its 'oil dependency'Business & Economy March 24, 16:33
Legendary Soviet test pilot Mikoyan passes away at 94Military & Defense March 24, 16:22
Russian Aerospace Force received 16 Su-34 fighter bombers in 2016Military & Defense March 24, 16:06
Russian diplomat notes ultimatums cause Syrian opposition to suffer defeatsRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 24, 15:46
“The loans in yuans are currently permitted for the periods for up to one year only,” Shuvalov said in an interview with ITAR-TASS. “We have discussed today the possibility of increasing the term to four or five years.”
Shuvalov said the issue was not about the discrimination of the Russian business as such terms are in force to all foreign companies.
“We are telling our partners, however, to make a proper product and agree on terms, which would be beneficial for the mutual banking assimilation and mutual banking operations,” Shuvalov said.
The high-ranking Russian official that the issue would be thoroughly considered by a working group at a planned session, which will take place in the coming weeks.
Shuvalov said that at the session “Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseyev will discuss these issues with his Chinese counterpart.”
Shuvalov is also a co-chairmen of the recently set up Russian-Chinese investment cooperation commission, which held its inaugural session in China’s Beijing on Tuesday and with the focus on the mooted national currency swaps.
An initiative to set up a bilateral commission on investment cooperation at the level of Russian and Chinese first deputy prime ministers was put forward following an official visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to China in May.
The press service of the Russian monetary regulator said in early August that the volume of national currency swaps and the time of their launch would depend on the demand for this instrument adding that the swap agreement would boost the potential for using Russian rubles and Chinese yuans in trade settlements.
Russian President Vladimir Putin put forward an idea in Shanghai in May this year to create new mechanisms for managing Russia’s and China’s foreign exchange reserves to help make the ruble and yuan more resilient and contribute to better stability of the global financial architecture.
A currency swap is a foreign exchange transaction for the simultaneous purchase and sale of a specific amount of one currency in exchange for another currency with two different settlement dates. A currency swap is a wide-spread foreign exchange instrument, which has a larger share in market turnover than spot and forward transactions.