“Many companies from Europe, partners, have announced that they are leaving.

You know, sometimes you look at those who leave - maybe, thank God.

We will occupy their niches,” he said as part of his speech at the plenary session of the Eurasian Economic Forum “Eurasian economic integration in the era of global change.

New opportunities for investment activity”.

On May 24, the State Duma adopted in the first reading a draft law allowing the introduction of external management of companies whose foreign owners have announced their withdrawal from the Russian market.

In April, Pyotr Kiryan, head of the social research laboratory at the Institute for Regional Problems, said that a bill on the external management of foreign companies in Russia, if passed, could save jobs.