Russia and France have a history of bilateral relations that goes back centuries. How are economic relations between the two countries evolving, and what are the expectations of the captains of industry on both sides? Can restrictions in trade and finance be mutually lifted, or have the parties adapted to the sanctions? Where are the reserves of our economies hidden? How may a historical friendship be transformed into economic growth and the development of an innovative economy? Are there any opportunities for increasing the mutually beneficial transfer of technology? What are the prospects for bilateral cooperation as part of the digital transformation, and Russian-French cooperation in building the industry of the future and modernizing urban infrastructure? Are Russian and French companies in third-country markets competitors or partners?