According to him, last year the volume of trade between the two countries grew by 13%, amounting to $ 27.5 billion.

“Positive dynamics continues this year - for six months, trade amounted to $ 13.8 billion,” he said.

Antonov added that US business demonstrates its intention to remain in the Russian market, despite the tightening of policies on the part of Washington.

In June, Minister of Economic Development Maxim Oreshkin spoke about the potential for trade between Russia and the United States.