These companies survived the previous economic crisis and they will survive this one too. The nature of the current crisis is different, but I believe that we will overcome it nonetheless, he added.
Daniel Russell said he believed the prospects lying ahead could still be very good because the fundamental things remained unchanged.
Russia still boasts considerable resources, including human, while the United States has the technologies and capital to invest in the development of these resources, so this is a mutually-beneficial process, he emphasized.
The St. Petersburg Forum, running June 18-20, traditionally brings together the heads of state and government, as well as the heads of major businesses from around the globe. The theme of the SPIEF-2015 is Time to Act: Shared Paths to Stability and Growth.