The Russian government has approved a list of more than 30 friendly and neutral countries, banks and brokers from which will be allowed to trade in the Russian currency and derivatives market.
The list includes Bangladesh, said the Russian Embassy in Dhaka on Saturday.
The countries are: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Cuba, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Iran, Qatar, Malaysia, Mongolia, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela, Vietnam.
But Argentina, Hong Kong, Israel, Mexico and Moldova were taken off the list that was published in draft form in the summer. �UNB