In Russia they developed response measures to ban US exports of dual-use items. This is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
It is noted that inaccessible components for electronics will be imported from the countries of Southeast Asia. The department was also told about plans to support companies that were forbidden.
According to the head of the Denis Manturov ministry, at the request of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, domestic companies are developing high-tech products from the base for electronic components that have been standardized for different requirements for special equipment or for the requirements of the aerospace industry. Manturov noted that by 2020 more than two thousand species of such products will be created, which will become analogies of more than nine thousand foreign components.
On 13 August, the press secretary of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Peskov, said of possible reciprocal steps of Moscow that the principle of reciprocity is fundamental.
It was previously reported that a new wave of sanctions, announced by the US on August 8, will impact on the export of electronics and a number of components and technologies from the oil and gas industry. The first block takes effect on 22 August, the activation of the second is scheduled for autumn. The authors of the document regard Russia as responsible for the chemical weapons incident in the British Salisbury.