The sides agreed that improvement of control over the efficacy of funds-spending at facilities with Japanese partnership would promote trade and economic links being still inferior to the available potential.
The sides have urged a complex study of cooperation strategies to make mutual business contacts more practical. Above all in such fields as investment, the power industry, high technologies and the construction of the East-West railway, says the press-release.
The trade turnover between Russia and Japan last year constituted $5.96 billion. Of January 1 this year, the total volume of Japanese investment in the Russian economy was $1.9 billion.