Events
  • Istanbul, Turkey

    21.03.2013

    On March 21, Istanbul welcomed more than 200 participants from Russia and Turkey to a session jointly organized by the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum and the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD) and titled ‘Turkey and Russia – Economic Integration Driving Regional Development’. Participants noted that the scope of projects undertaken jointly by the…

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  • Sochi, Russia

    28.03.2013

    The Russia–ASEAN Business Forum was the logical continuation of the business element of the APEC 2012 Summit. The Forum provided members of the Russian and ASEAN business communities with an opportunity to share their opinions and identify new joint investment projects. The Forum programme included sessions on economic and business trends, the components of a…

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  • , South Korea

    03.04.2013

    The event was attended by 160 invited delegates from political and business circles in Russia and Northeast Asian countries. The session explored new Northeast Asian development models, opportunities to promote Russian resources in Asian markets, as well as ways for South Korea to unlock the resource potential of Siberia and develop industrial production in the…

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  • Moscow, Russia

    18.04.2013

    The Russia Forum is a platform for establishing new business contacts, bolstering cooperation, and pitching promising joint projects. The Forum is known for its impressive roster of speakers and participants: political figures, regulators, prominent members of the business community, heads of private companies on the verge of going public, senior executives from leading corporations based…

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  • Moscow, Russia

    23.04.2013

    The event welcomed delegates from 62 international development financing institutions based in 23 countries. It hosted bilateral meetings between officials from Vnesheconombank and executives of the Trade and Development Bank of Mongolia, Export-Import Bank of India, and others. Participants discussed current and potential bilateral cooperation on joint projects in the fields of sustainable development, energy…

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  • St. Petersburg, Russia

    18.06.2013

    The Y20 Russia Youth Summit was held in St. Petersburg in 2013. The Summit’s Secretariat consisted of students and alumni from St. Petersburg State University, Moscow State University, Moscow State Institute of International Relations, and other leading Russian universities that had taken part in previous summits. The 2013 Summit welcomed 106 bright young participants from…

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  • Moscow, Russia

    18.06.2013

    Conference participants discussed issues related to long-term investment and the role of the state in investment financing; infrastructure financing tools; cooperation between national and multilateral development institutions, their associations, and international financial institutions; and public–private partnership mechanisms utilized by development institutions to attract private long-term investment. Members of the International Development Finance Club (IDFC) met…

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  • St. Petersburg, Russia

    20.06.2013

    The B20 Summit is an informal gathering of business associations working together to support continuous dialogue between the business community, G20 leaders, and relevant international organizations. Attendees of the B20 Summit include business associations, senior corporate executives from various sectors of the economy, and expert organizations. The B20’s central mission is to promote sustainable, reliable,…

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  • Moscow, Russia

    21.11.2013

    The ENES 2013 business programme spanned three days and included over 20 events, key among which were a plenary meeting focused on the energy-efficient path for Russia’s economic development and a national conference on energy efficiency and energy conservation, attended by Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Alexander Novak and the heads of 83…

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  • Jakarta, Indonesia

    25.02.2014

    Jointly organized by the Russian Business Council for Cooperation with Indonesia and the KADIN Indonesia Russia and CIS Committee. Rostec served as the general partner of the event. The Forum was attended by entrepreneurs, members of the business and expert communities from both countries, and representatives of the governments of the Russian Federation and Indonesia….

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  • Tokyo, Japan

    19.03.2014

    Thirteen agreements and memoranda signed at 6th Russia–Japan Investment Forum On March 19, 2014, the 6th Russia–Japan Investment Forum opened in Tokyo. The event was jointly hosted in Tokyo (Japan) by the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation and the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry. The Russian Ministry of Agriculture also…

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  • Moscow, Russia

    27.06.2014

    The event was held under the auspices of the Investment Council under the Chairman of the State Duma of Russia. Heads of federal and regional government bodies and representatives from manufacturing companies, banks and investment funds, expert organizations, financial institutions, development institutions, and companies providing support services all attended the Conference. Participants included Governor of…

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  • St. Petersburg, Russia

    30.06.2014

    The theme of the Congress was ‘New Realities in Banking’. The event served as a platform for discussing the pressing issues facing the banking sector, including inflation targeting; measures to strengthen structural and prudential regulation, such as the Basel III standards; post-crisis initiatives implemented by national regulatory authorities; regulation of systemically important financial institutions; changes…

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  • Moscow, Russia

    20.11.2014

    The ENES Forum is the most significant event organized by the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation and the Government of Moscow in the field of energy efficiency. It serves as a professional business platform, bringing together energy company executives and government officials. ENES 2014 Forum participants had a chance to discuss the mechanisms…

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  • Seoul, South Korea

    09.12.2014

    On December 9, the Russian-Korean “Welcome to the Far East” Economic Forum was held in Seoul. The Forum was organized by the Trade Mission of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Korea, the Korea International Trade Association and the Korean-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The Forum, supported by the St. Petersburg International Economic…

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  • Beijing, China

    16.12.2014

    n December 16, 2014 the Trade Mission of the Russian Federation to the People’s Republic of China hosted a roundtable meeting ‘Cultivating Deeper Russia-Chinese Co-operation in Developing the Metallurgy Sector’, organized by the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation and the National Development and Reform Commission of China. Igor Koval, Director of the…

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  • Moscow, Russia

    11.03.2015

    This annual event is held under the auspices of the Investment Council under the Chairman of the State Duma and with the support of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum and the Russian Foreign Investment Advisory Council. Heads of federal and regional government bodies and representatives from manufacturing companies, banks and investment funds, expert organizations,…

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  • St. Petersburg, Russia

    22.05.2015

    The St. Petersburg Spatial Development Forum is the embodiment of an idea to create an international platform for developing effective sustainable urban development strategies tailored to meet the challenges of today’s world. Best practices developed by cities around the world which are home to sites included on the UNESCO World Heritage List are especially pertinent…

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  • St. Petersburg, Russia

    03.06.2015

    The theme of the 2015 Congress was ‘The Financial Industry: Challenges and Solutions’. Representatives of the Federation Council, the State Duma, and the Government of the Russian Federation, as well as the Bank of Russia, international financial institutions, national central banks and foreign state banking and financial watchdogs, Russian and international banks, banking associations, auditing…

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  • Ufa, Russia

    07.06.2015

    SCO Business Forum St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2015 has played host to the business forum of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO – China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan) for the first time. The business forum addressed the current agenda and long-range objectives of the SCO member states. It was noted in keynote speeches…

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  • St. Petersburg, Russia

    17.06.2015

    Relevant topics for Russian small- and medium-sized businesses were discussed on June 17, 2015 as part of four discussion platforms held in a roundtable format in the run-up to SPIEF 2015. The key themes of the Russian Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Forum included: the potential of small business, demand for the products and services of…

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  • Verona, Italy

    22.10.2015

    The theme of the Forum was ‘Together towards new political dialogue and an innovative approach to economic relations’. Discussions were focused on various aspects of cooperation “from Lisbon to Vladivostok”, including issues related to innovative companies and startups, alternative energy sources, the environment, infrastructure, and the agricultural industry. Forum participants examined various possible scenarios for…

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  • Moscow, Russia

    28.10.2015

    The Forum was held at the VDNH: the world’s largest exhibit, museum, and recreation complex and one of the most popular public spaces in Moscow. Open Innovations, Russia’s leading international-level technology convention, offered an exceptional opportunity for communication between innovators, corporations, scientists, industry experts, and government officials, all dealing with the most significant trends in…

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  • St. Petersburg, Russia

    02.11.2015

    The Session was attended by government officials from the states which are party to the Convention. Delegations included heads and representatives of various state authorities involved in combatting corruption. International and non-profit organizations were also invited to participate.

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  • Moscow, Russia

    19.11.2015

    The International Forum on Energy Efficiency and Energy Conservation is the most significant event organized by the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation and the Government of Moscow in the field of energy efficiency. It serves as a professional business platform, bringing together energy company executives and government officials. The ENES 2015 programme focused…

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  • Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

    24.12.2015

    On December 24, 2015, Nizhny Novgorod hosted the first in a series of events under the title ‘Russia’s regions: new growth areas’, organized by the Roscongress Foundation (the organizers of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum) in partnership with the Russian Export Center (REC) and the Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI), with the support of…

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  • New Delhi, India

    30.01.2016

    On January 30, 2016, two St. Petersburg International Economic Forum panel sessions on bilateral relations between Russia and India took place in New Delhi: “Fulfilling the Indian–Russian economic promise” and “BRICS growth agenda: investment hot spots in Russia”. It was the first time that SPIEF sessions had been held at The Global Business Summit. Prime…

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  • Moscow, Russia

    05.02.2016

    On February 5, 2016, a special presentation on the anniversary year of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum and the Eastern Economic Forum took place at the Mansion of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Moscow. Those present included ambassadors and representatives of diplomatic missions of the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean….

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  • Yekaterinburg, Russia

    10.02.2016

    The second field session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum entitled “Russia’s regions: new areas of growth” took place in Yekaterinburg on February 10, 2016, attended by government officials, business people and experts. The participants discussed ways to showcase effectively the investment and export potential of the Urals Federal District at major international events,…

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  • Milan, Italy

    12.02.2016

    The seminars, held under the slogan ‘Russia–Italy: the Art of Innovation’ as part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum promotional campaign between February and April 2016 in four regions of Italy, are jointly organized by Conoscere Eurasia, a non-profit organization based in Verona, Italy, and the Roscongress Foundation. The event series is designed to…

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  • Bari, Italy

    16.02.2016

    The seminars, held under the slogan ‘Russia–Italy: the Art of Innovation’ as part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum promotional campaign between February and April 2016 in four regions of Italy, are jointly organized by Conoscere Eurasia, a non-profit organization based in Verona, Italy, and the Roscongress Foundation. The event series is designed to…

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  • Naples, Italy

    18.02.2016

    The seminars, held under the slogan ‘Russia–Italy: the Art of Innovation’ as part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum promotional campaign between February and April 2016 in four regions of Italy, are jointly organized by Conoscere Eurasia, a non-profit organization based in Verona, Italy, and the Roscongress Foundation. The event series is designed to…

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  • Krasnodar, Russia

    16.03.2016

    On March 16, 2016, Krasnodar hosted the third St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) session in the series ‘Southern Russia: New Areas of Growth’. The event was organized by the Roscongress Foundation jointly with the Russian Export Center and the Agency for Strategic Initiatives, and held in association with the Russian Foreign Investment Advisory Council…

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  • , China

    23.03.2016

    On March 23, 2016 the St. Petersburg International Economic Form held a panel session entitled “New approaches in the Russian economy: localization and innovations” organized by the Roscongress Foundation jointly with the Boao Forum for Asia, as part of a programme of events abroad. The session focused on aspects of the development of bilateral relations…

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  • Montevideo, Uruguay

    28.03.2016

    Russia – Latin America Business and Media Forum took place in Montevideo (Uruguay) on March 28–29, 2016. It was organised by the Roscongress Foundation and the Bering-Bellingshausen Institute for the Americas. Supporting organizations were the Uruguay Government, the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, of Economic Development, of Telecom and Mass Communications, of Energy, of Natural Resources…

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  • Moscow, Russia

    14.04.2016

    The objective of the Conference is to analyse legal compliance practices and develop recommendations for improving current standards and regulations in order to foster investment supply and demand in Russia. TheInvestRus Conferenceis an open platform for direct dialogue between lawmakers and the business community. The event is attended by government officials, members of the Russian…

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  • Catania, Italy

    22.04.2016

    The seminars, held under the slogan ‘Russia–Italy: the Art of Innovation’ as part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum promotional campaign between February and April 2016 in four regions of Italy, are jointly organized by Conoscere Eurasia, a non-profit organization based in Verona, Italy, and the Roscongress Foundation. The event series is designed to…

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  • Sochi, Russia

    19.05.2016

    The Forum offered an excellent opportunity for a constructive exchange of opinion between leading representatives from business, politics, civil society, and the expert communities of Russia and ASEAN member states. In addition to focusing on key issues related to cooperation in trade, economics, investment, and technology, the event enabled participants to further expand business contacts.

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  • Tula,

    26.05.2016

    On May 26, 2016, Tula played host to the fifth visiting session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) ‘Russia’s Regions: New Areas of Growth’, arranged by the Roscongress Foundation in association with the Russian Export Centre (REC) and the Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI). The event was held with the assistance of the…

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  • St. Petersburg, Russia

    15.06.2016

    On June 5, 2016, for the first time within the scope of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, an Inter-regional Forum in the Russia – countries of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) format was held. The event was organised by UNIDO (the Organisation for Industrial Development) in conjunction with the Roscongress Foundation. The moderator…

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  • Saint-Petersburg, Russia

    16.06.2016

    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. Heads of states, government officials, and executives from leading international companies and organizations gathered in St. Petersburg for the largest business event of the year. Advisor to the…

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  • St. Petersburg, Russia

    18.06.2016

    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. Cooperation between different regions of the Arctic and beyond must…

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  • Vladivostok, Russia

    26.07.2016

    On 26 July 2016, Alexander Krutikov, Director of the Department for the Delivery of Investment Projects at the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East, and Igor Pavlov, Deputy CEO of the Roscongress Foundation and Director of the Eastern Economic Forum, unveiled a series of promising Russian and foreign investment projects scheduled for…

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  • Vladivostok, Russia

    02.09.2016

    The Eastern Economic Forum was held on September 2–3, 2016 with some 3,500 participants and 1,100 media representatives. Foreign participants represented 56 countries. The largest delegations came from: Japan (246 people), China (227 people) and the Republic of Korea (128 people). The Forum’s motto was “Opening up the Far East”. As part of the official opening of…

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  • Sochi, Russia

    29.09.2016

    The 15th Sochi International Investment Forum 2016 was held at the Main Media Centre at Sochi’s Olympic Park on September 29 – October 2. The Sochi Forum is a traditional venue for presentation of Russia’s investment and economic potential, regional aspects of the world economy, collaboration and forging stronger ties between foreign and Russian businesspeople, experts…

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  • Verona, Italy

    20.10.2016

    The fifth Eurasian Forum in Verona (Italy) drew to a close on 21 October 2016. The event was organized by the Roscongress Foundation, the Conoscere Eurasia Association, and the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Over the two days of the Forum, participants discussed a number of issues. These included building new projects and models for…

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  • Yaroslavl, Russia,

    06.12.2016

    On December 6, 2016, Yaroslavl hosted a regional session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) as part of the “Russia’s Regions: New Areas of Growth” series. The event was organized by the Roscongress Foundation jointly with the Russian Export Center and the Agency for Strategic Initiatives. Among those participating in the event were…

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  • Tehran, Iran,

    13.12.2016

    On December 13, Tehran hosted the Russia-Iran Business Forum, organized by the Roscongress Foundation with the support of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, the Russian Export Center, the Agency for Strategic Initiatives, the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Russian…

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  • Davos, Switzerland

    17.01.2017

    Russia House served as the official Russian residence in Davos. The venue was hosted by the Roscongress Foundation, a major Russian business forum operator, and Ulmart, Russia’s leading e-commerce company. Russia House welcomed a record number of high-profile guests during the World Economic Forum. The debates and events at the official venue for the Russian…

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  • Москва, Russia

    18.01.2017

    A special presentation on the ‘Arctic: Territory of Dialogue’ 4th International Arctic Forum was held on January 18 in Moscow for ambassadors of Arctic Council member countries and countries with observer status. The meeting was the latest in a series of events in preparation for the Forum, which will take place under the auspices of…

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  • Sochi, Russia

    27.02.2017

    The Russian Investment Forum was held in Sochi on February 27–28. Its programme focused on three thematic clusters: “New Regional Policy: Opportunities for Development”, “Improving Business Performance: Opportunities for Growth” and “Projects for Life”. More than 400 speakers and moderators took part in the discussions and debates at the Forum. The Forum was attended by…

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  • Arkhangelsk, Russia

    29.03.2017

    The 4th International Arctic Forum – ‘Arctic: Territory of Dialogue’ took place in Arkhangelsk on March 29–30, 2017, with the support of the State Commission for Arctic Development. The Forum was attended by more than 2,400 participants, including 468 media representatives from 32 countries. More than 150 speakers and moderators participated in discussions and debates…

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  • Hannover, Germany

    26.04.2017

    A panel session titled ‘Russia–Germany: Digital Transformation of Industries and New Opportunities for Cooperation’ was held on the sidelines of the world’s biggest industrial exhibition Hannover Messe on April 26. The event was attended by Russian Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Vasily Osmakov, Eastern Committee of German Economy General Director Michael Harms as well…

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  • St. Petersburg, Russia

    01.06.2017

    The global economy in search of a new balance was the key theme for discussions in the global pillar of the Forum’s business programme. Over 900 speakers and moderators took part in the Forum and covered a wide range of topics including socio-economic development, energy, transportation, the environment, healthcare, culture, tourism, education, and science. Events…

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  • Harbin, China

    15.06.2017

    A visiting session under the auspices of the Eastern Economic Forum titled ‘Russia–China Investment Partnership in the Russian Far East: First Success Stories’ was held on 15 June in Harbin (China) as part of the 4thRussian-Chinese Expo. The event was organized by the Russian Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East, the Far…

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  • Seoul, South Korea

    03.07.2017

    A special session titled ‘Russia–Republic of Korea: Expanding Economic Cooperation within the Framework of Greater Eurasia’ was held at the eight Asian Leadership Conference in Seoul, South Korea on 3 July. The session was organized by the Korea International Trade Association (KITA) with support from the Roscongress Foundation. The special session was attended by Director…

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  • St. Petersburg, Russia

    12.07.2017

    The theme of the Congress will be ‘The Future of Financial Markets’. The Congress is a major annual financial conference, which brings together distinguished experts and high-level representatives of central and commercial banks and financial institutions. The event’s sessions operate as interactive discussions, covering the major challenges currently facing the global financial system.

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  • Petrozavodsk, Russia

    25.07.2017

    The Roscongress Foundation along with the Agency for Strategic Initiatives and Russian News Agency TASS held an offsite session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum titled ‘Russia’s Regions: New Areas of Growth’ in Petrozavodsk on July 25, 2017. The business session was attended by Acting Head of the Republic of Karelia Artur Parfenchikov, Agency for…

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  • Xiamen (PRC), China

    04.09.2017

     A session titled ‘Regional Economic Growth Led by BRICS Cooperation’ was held on 4 September 2017 in Xiamen, China as part of the BRICS Business Forum. The event was organized by the Chinese Committee for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), the Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI), and the Roscongress Foundation. The session included speeches…

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  • Vladivostok, Russia

    06.09.2017

    The third Eastern Economic Forum was held on 6–7 September 2017 in Vladivostok. Its main topic was ‘The Russian Far East: Creating a New Reality’. A total of 83 events were held as part of the Forum. The Forum had over 6,000 participants from more than 60 countries, including 1,094 media representatives and 103leaders of…

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  • Thessaloniki, Greece

    11.09.2017

    The ‘Greek–Eurasian Economic Forum: ‘A New Bridge for Cooperation and Development’ was held on 11 September 2017 in Thessaloniki, Greece as part of the TIF-Helexpo 2017 exhibition. The Forum in Thessaloniki was organized by the Eurasian Economic Commission, the Roscongress Foundation, the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, Enterprise Greece, and Helexpo. The event was…

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  • St. Petersburg, Russia

    02.10.2017

    The third ‘Russia and Ibero-America in a Globalizing World: History and Modernity’ international forum was held on October 2–4, 2017 in St. Petersburg. The event was attended by some 500 representatives of scientific, expert, and political circles from more than 30 countries. Discussions took place in various formats: plenary sessions, parallel main conferences, roundtables, presentations, meetings…

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  • Moscow, Russia

    04.10.2017

    The first ‘Russian Energy Week’ Energy Efficiency and Energy Development International Forum was held in Moscow and St. Petersburg on 3–7 October 2017. The goal of the event is to discuss the current global energy agenda, identify areas for the development of the main sectors of the fuel and energy industry, and search for optimal…

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  • Сочи, Russia

    05.10.2017

    The Forum of Innovative Financial Technologies FINOPOLIS 2017 was held in Sochi on 5–6 October 2017. The full Forum programme included a range of breakout sessions and roundtables. Among the main topics discussed were cyber security and digitization, financial ecosystems and market places, new technologies in external auditing, digital currencies and ICO. The event brought…

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  • Санкт-Петербург, Russia

    14.10.2017

    St. Petersburg has hosted the largest assembly in the history of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. Upwards of 2,500 participants, 160 delegations (over half of which were headed by parliamentary speakers), and 400 journalists took part in the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly, which was held from 14 to 18 October 2017. Russia guaranteed all foreign participants a smooth…

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  • Moscow, Sochi, Russia

    15.10.2017

    On January 19, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the decree “On the preparation and running of 19th World Festival of Youth and Students”. The festival will take place on October 14–22, 2017, with the main events taking place at the Sochi Olympic Park. Over 20,000 young people from 150 countries will participate.

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  • Verona, Italy

    19.10.2017

    The X Eurasian Economic Forum was held on 19–20 October 2017 in Verona (Italy). The annual business event is organized by the Conoscere Eurasia Association, the Roscongress Foundation, and the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.  The key theme for discussion at this year’s Forum in Verona was ‘Greater Eurasia as a driving force in the…

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  • Сеул, South Korea

    25.10.2017

    The business forum “Doing Business in Russia: Regional Opportunities for Korean Business” was held on 25 October 2017 in Seoul (South Korea).  The forum was organized by the Agency for Strategic Initiatives to Promote New Projects and the Roscongress Foundation, in partnership with the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency, the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry,…

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  • Murmansk, Russia

    15.11.2017

    The Roscongress Foundation has continued its cycle of events on the topic of ‘Russia’s Regions: New Areas of Growth’ in collaboration with the Russian Export Center (REC) and the Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI). These sessions are aimed at broadening investment opportunities, improving the export potential of Russia’s regions, and promoting specific areas. A regional…

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  • Davos, Switzerland

    22.01.2018

    Russia House is Russia’s official residence in Davos; a meeting place for business leaders, prominent politicians, economists, academics, and representatives of the creative professions. The key aim of Russia House is to demonstrate Russia’s openness to dialogue and cooperation in order to achieve shared success in business.

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  • Sochi, Russia

    15.02.2018

    The Forum is an effective platform for discussing tools to increase and unlock the economic potential of Russia’s regions and municipalities, for showcasing investment opportunities throughout the country, and for strengthening collaboration and ties between regional governments and representatives of the Russian business, expert, and media communities.

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  • St. Petersburg, Russia

    24.05.2018

    One of the foremost international platforms bringing together leaders to discuss the most pressing issues affecting global economics and finance. The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum has been held annually since 1997. Since 2005, the Forum has been held under the auspices and with the participation of the President of the Russian Federation, who addresses…

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  • Saint-Peterburg, Russia

    06.06.2018

    A key platform for the discussion of a wide range of issues facing the financial sector in Russia and worldwide. The International Financial Congress is convened by the Bank of Russia. The business programme traditionally opens with a speech given by the Governor of the Bank of Russia.

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  • Vladivostok, Russia

    06.09.2018

    The Forum is already recognized by the global community as a platform for planning and launching projects to strengthen business ties in the Asia-Pacific region, and increase its competitiveness and financial attractiveness. It is here that the foundations for long-term plans and business projects are laid. Qualitatively new conditions for investment in the region are…

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  • Moscow, Russia

    02.10.2018

    The ‘Russian Energy Week’ Energy Efficiency and Energy Development International Forum is held in Moscow and St. Petersburg. The heads of major international energy companies, leading global experts, and media representatives all attend the Forum. The aim of the event is to discuss current global energy issues, identify the main directions of development for the…

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  • Indonesia–Russia Business Forum: Investment Strategies

    Jointly organized by the Russian Business Council for Cooperation with Indonesia and the KADIN Indonesia Russia and CIS Committee. Rostec served as the general partner of the event. The Forum was attended by entrepreneurs, members of the business and expert communities from both countries, and representatives of the governments of the Russian Federation and Indonesia. In addition to the discussions, a series of Indonesian–Russian cooperation projects were presented at the Forum.

  • International Forum "energy efficiency and energy saving" ENES 2013

    The ENES 2013 business programme spanned three days and included over 20 events, key among which were a plenary meeting focused on the energy-efficient path for Russia’s economic development and a national conference on energy efficiency and energy conservation, attended by Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Alexander Novak and the heads of 83 Russian regions. The national conference was focused primarily on state subsidies for regional energy efficiency programmes scheduled to be introduced in 2014. The Forum’s closing day was dedicated to youth initiatives in the sphere of energy efficiency.

    The Forum became the largest national and international event focused on energy efficiency and energy conservation and received extensive media coverage.

  • B20 Business Summit

    The B20 Summit is an informal gathering of business associations working together to support continuous dialogue between the business community, G20 leaders, and relevant international organizations. Attendees of the B20 Summit include business associations, senior corporate executives from various sectors of the economy, and expert organizations.

    The B20’s central mission is to promote sustainable, reliable, and fair economic growth capable of creating jobs, represent the interests of the relevant business communities within the G20 dialogue, and ensure that the contributions and ideas of the business community are reflected in the decisions issued and implemented by G20 leaders.

  • International Conference on Sustainable Growth through Long-Term Investments

    Conference participants discussed issues related to long-term investment and the role of the state in investment financing; infrastructure financing tools; cooperation between national and multilateral development institutions, their associations, and international financial institutions; and public–private partnership mechanisms utilized by development institutions to attract private long-term investment.

    Members of the International Development Finance Club (IDFC) met during the Conference to discuss cooperation between national and international development institutions aimed at optimizing investment in infrastructure, green growth, energy efficiency, and renewable energy.

  • Y20 Youth Summit

    The Y20 Russia Youth Summit was held in St. Petersburg in 2013. The Summit’s Secretariat consisted of students and alumni from St. Petersburg State University, Moscow State University, Moscow State Institute of International Relations, and other leading Russian universities that had taken part in previous summits. The 2013 Summit welcomed 106 bright young participants from every G20 country and a number of other invited nations. During the Summit, delegates developed their own joint position on the issues being discussed by G20 leaders and announced their decisions in a final communiqué. After the Summit, the heads of the delegations were invited to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin.

  • 37th Annual Meeting of the Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP)

    The event welcomed delegates from 62 international development financing institutions based in 23 countries. It hosted bilateral meetings between officials from Vnesheconombank and executives of the Trade and Development Bank of Mongolia, Export-Import Bank of India, and others. Participants discussed current and potential bilateral cooperation on joint projects in the fields of sustainable development, energy efficiency, infrastructure, and SME financing, and shared experience and best business practices in the major sectors of the economy.

    During the event, a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Trade and Development Bank of Mongolia was signed.

  • 6th Russia Forum

    The Russia Forum is a platform for establishing new business contacts, bolstering cooperation, and pitching promising joint projects. The Forum is known for its impressive roster of speakers and participants: political figures, regulators, prominent members of the business community, heads of private companies on the verge of going public, senior executives from leading corporations based in Russia and the CIS, global investors, and independent experts.

  • Commodity and Tech Futures – Russia and the Asia Century (SPIEF session in South Korea)

    The event was attended by 160 invited delegates from political and business circles in Russia and Northeast Asian countries. The session explored new Northeast Asian development models, opportunities to promote Russian resources in Asian markets, as well as ways for South Korea to unlock the resource potential of Siberia and develop industrial production in the Russian Far East. The event was particularly focused on Russia’s priorities for its G20 Presidency. The main topic of the session was the potential for future expansion of trade and investment between Russia, South Korea, and other countries in Northeast Asia.

  • Russia–ASEAN Business Forum (held as part of SPIEF 2013)

    The Russia–ASEAN Business Forum was the logical continuation of the business element of the APEC 2012 Summit. The Forum provided members of the Russian and ASEAN business communities with an opportunity to share their opinions and identify new joint investment projects.

    The Forum programme included sessions on economic and business trends, the components of a successful dialogue and partnership between Russia and ASEAN, and innovation and investment as the foundation for cooperation.

  • Turkey and Russia – Economic Integration Driving Regional Development (SPIEF session in Istanbul)

    On March 21, Istanbul welcomed more than 200 participants from Russia and Turkey to a session jointly organized by the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum and the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD) and titled ‘Turkey and Russia – Economic Integration Driving Regional Development’. Participants noted that the scope of projects undertaken jointly by the two neighbouring countries was guaranteed to boost trade in the foreseeable future and was a testament to the strategic nature of their long-term economic relations.