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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that Russia will prioritize economic openness and continue creating free-trade zones with foreign countries despite geopolitical difficulties.
Most US companies active in Russia consider it a strategic market, according to a survey by the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia (AmCham).
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Russia and India are considering a bilateral trade “green corridor” for simplified customs clearance for certain goods, the Economic Times reported on Friday, citing sources.
During Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to China for the G20 Hangzhou Summit (September 4–5, 2016), the Russian Export Center and Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group opened a Russian pavilion on the Tmall Global online trading platform (part of Alibaba Group).
СМИ: мост через Амур будет построен в 2018 годуAt the first stage, a motorway will be built across the river and, at the second stage, a railway bridge, Russian Transport Minister Maksim Sokolov announced.
The fifth Eurasian Forum will be held in Verona, Italy on 20–21 October 2016, under the slogan ‘The Art of Innovation’. The Forum is being jointly organized by the Italian Conoscere Eurasia Association and the Roscongress Foundation.
Russia is interested in having joint ventures and in exchange of technologies with Greece, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said on Saturday.
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and New Development Bank (NDB) President Kundapur Vaman Kamath have signed a memorandum of understanding, the two financial institutions announced in a joint statement.
The Russian Federation’s Trade Representative to the Kingdom of Norway Alexander Anikin participated in an interactive roundtable organized by the Norwegian-Russian Chamber of Commerce (NRCC) in Oslo on September 6 to discuss the current state of Russian-Norwegian trade and economic relations, and prospects for future development.
The idea of a Free Trade Area (FTA) between the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has moved into the realm of reality since the economics and trade ministers of Russia and ASEAN decided at a meeting to set up a study task force, Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Alexei Ulyukayev told journalists.
The 21st St. Petersburg International Economic Forum will take place from June 1–3, 2017 in accordance with the decision of the President of the Russian Federation.
The Russian Public Relations Association (RASO) has announced the recipients of its annual PR awards, and the Roscongress Foundation has won the ‘Investment growth in Russia’ category for its series of SPIEF 2016 sessions, ‘Russia’s regions: new areas of growth’.
Russia increased oil supplies to China by 41.8% to 22.169 million tonnes, putting the country in first place for the five-month period from January to May this year, Chinese customs authorities report.
On June 16–18, the 20th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum was held, bringing together more than 12,000 participants from 133 countries, including media representatives and accompanying persons. On June 16, Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office, and Chairman of the SPIEF Organizing Committee Sergei Prikhodko gave a welcome address at the official opening of the Forum.
The Arctic Welcomes Other Regions panel session took place as part of the Conference on the Economic Development of the Arctic. The Arctic’s environment calls for specifically designed technologies, products, and services, as well as a special template for cooperation between the various regional players.
This panel session was held on the final day of SPIEF 2016 as part of the Conference on the Economic Development of the Arctic.
A panel session entitled ‘Unified Transport Infrastructure in the Region: The Global Importance of the Northern Sea Route’ was held on June 18, 2016 as part of the 20th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
A Conference on the Economic Development of the Arctic was held as part of SPIEF 2016. The plenary session speakers presented on the topic of ‘International Cooperation for the Development of the Economic Potential of the Arctic Zone’.
A Conference on the Economic Development of the Arctic took place on June 18 as part of the Business Program of the 20th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.