The business forum ‘Regional Economic Growth Led by BRICS Cooperation’ will be held on 4 September in the run-up to the BRICS Summit in Xiamen (PRC). Issues concerning the development of Russia’s regions and other BRICS countries will be discussed at the event.
The business forum, which will continue a discussion that began during panel sessions at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) and the series of ‘Russian Regions: New Growth Points’ sessions organized by the Roscongress Foundation with the support of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives and the Russian Export Center, will be attended by representatives of the regions, major business associations as well as leading companies and structures that aim to enhance economic interaction and develop mutual trade between BRICS countries.
- Svetlana Chupsheva, Director General, Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI)
- Vladimir Popov, Deputy Governor of the Kaluga Region
- Sergey Morozov, Governor of the Ulyanovsk Region
- Sergey Novikov, Minister for Economic Development of the Republic of Bashkortostan
- Natalia Komarova, Governor of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous District
- Representatives of China's Fujian province
Representatives of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT)
||Opening remarks by moderator (representative of CCPIT)
||Welcome speech by Agency for Strategic Initiatives General Director Svetlana Chupsheva
Presentation of the Ulyanovsk Region
Presentation of the Kaluga Region
Presentation of the Republic of Bashkortostan
Presentation of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous District – Ugra
Presentation of Fujian, China
*Simultaneous interpreting (English-Russian-Chinese) provided
||Closing remarks by moderator
The event participants will be able to continue their dialogue concerning the investment potential of BRICS countries as part of SPIEF visiting sessions in Astrakhan (13 September 2017), Irkutsk (27–28 September 2017), Kaliningrad (23 October–3 November 2017), Kaluga (November–December 2017), Tula (December 2017) and a separate session as part of the 6th Murmansk International Business Week (15 November 2017).
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