On 6 September, the 5th Eastern Economic Forum will host the 2nd Russian-Korean Interregional Forum with support from the Roscongress Foundation.
The forum’s topic is ‘Exploring New Opportunities’.
The event aims to discuss economic cooperation between 11 regions of the Russian Far East and South Korea’s administrative divisions. The forum will also present priorities in the Far East development, as well as bilateral investment projects.
On 5 September, the Russian–Korea Business Dialogue will be held under the auspices of the Russian-Korean Interregional Forum. It will bring in government officials and members of business communities from both countries.
The Agreement to hold this event on an annual basis was signed by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and the President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in on 22 June 2018 during the Korean leader’s visit to Russia. The 1st Russian-Korean Interregional Forum took place in November 2018 in Pohang (South Korea) and involved representatives of 9 Far Eastern Federal District regions and 17 regional governments of the Republic of Korea, as well as over 200 business people.
At the close of the event, the 2nd Russian-Korean Interregional Forum in Vladivostok will host the official ceremony of passing the baton to the city of Ulsan (South Korea) that will hold the next year’s forum.
The 5th Eastern Economic Forum will take place in Vladivostok on 4–6 September.