RSPP President Alexander Shokhin participated in the B20 events under the German presidency on 22 March 2017.
A new issue of the Asia-Pacific News Brief on the occasion of the Russian Business Week is released. The publication opens with a Foreword by from Dr. Alexander Shokhin, President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP)
The Forum held on 15 March 2017 was attended by more than 350 representatives of the Russian companies operating / interested in entering the markets of the Asia-Pacific region, Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and European Union companies, including Gazprom, VTB Bank, Vnesheconombank, Nornickel, Metalloinvest, NLMK Group, RUSAL, SUEK, Russian Railways, Sinara-Transport Machines, Summa Group, Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and many others
Alexander Shokhin`s visit to Munich, Germany on February 17-19, 2017 included participation in the German-Russian Business Breakfast with attendance of Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov and Russian and German business leaders. Dr. Shokhin also attended the key events of the Munich Security Conference and met with representatives of the RSPP partner organizations, namely German Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations, Federation of German Industries (BDI) and German companies.
RSPP Executive Vice President Victor Cherepov met with the U.S.-Russia Business Council delegation on January 25, 2017.
Dr. Alexander Shokhin, President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) met with Dr. Pavel Kabat, Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) on the sidelines of the Gaidar Forum on January 14, 2017.
30 November 2016
Alexander Shokhin and John Tefft discussed the prospects of economic growth in Russia, investment climate and bilateral cooperation prospects. Alexander Shokhin told John Tefft about the RSPP work with the partners in the framework of Eurasian Economic Union.
22 November 2016
The Summit`s theme are “Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Capacity Building”.
30 September 2016
The report emphasized a need for economic growth to be inclusive through a range of policy measures, which address the needs of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), women and younger generation.
16 September 2016
Alexander Shokhin and Li Zhonghang discussed outcomes of the Silk Road Business Summit and SRCIC Cooperation and Development Conference held in Xi`an on September 5-8, 2016, signing by the RSPP the Framewфork Agreement on Jointly Establishing a Mechanism and Platform for International Industry and Commerce Cooperation as well as RSPP-SRCIC joint focus-session ‘One Belt One Road: Prospects for Business’ to be held in the framework of the Russian-Asian International Business Forum in Moscow on November 1, 2016.
23 August 2016
The discussion of the meeting focused on boosting economic growth through economic reform and perspectives of the EU-Russia relations.
12 July 2016
At the warm-up session of the Forum Dr. Marina Larionova presented an overview of the G20 work on promoting gender equality and empowering women for economic growth on the base of the ongoing project results with G20 effectiveness assessment as well recommendations on strengthening G20 cooperation in this sphere. Dr. Marina Larionova also shared with the participants the B20 gender-related activities and recommendations.
28 June 2016
The B20 Summit is scheduled to open in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province from September 3 to 4. Chinese President Xi Jinping and leaders from G20 members will attend the meeting and discuss measures to boost the world economy.
20 June 2016
B20 Forum was held in the framework of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on June 16, 2016.
7 June 2016
Member of the Board of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, PhosAgro CEO Andrey Guryev has begun his duties as President of the Russian Association of Fertiliser Producers (RAFP), and has been re-elected as Vice President Eastern Europe & Central Asia of the International Fertiliser Association (IFA).
7 June 2016
The seminar on modernization of Russia`s approaches to concluding intergovernmental investment agreements was held in the RSPP on June 7, 2016.
31 May 2016
In his statement Alexander Shokhin emphasized the G20 actions to support SMEs, particularly in access to finance and integration in global value chains. Alexander Shokhin said that despite some progress the G20 should build continuity and keep on delivering because both SMEs and GVCs are drivers of economic growth.
30 May 2016
In his statement Alexander Shokhin emphasized that assessments of business climate in Russia by international experts and Russian business are different. Russian companies are mostly concerned by a number of barriers including high fiscal burden, prices and tariffs increase, difficulties with access to credit resources as well as lack of qualified personnel. Foreign companies working in Russia are concerned mainly with administrative barriers and lack of protection of property rights.
30 May 2016
The General Assembly discussion focused on key outcomes of the survey by the BIAC Economic Policy Committee, OECD agenda on investment and responsible business conduct, update on the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project and others.
27 May 2016
The main aim of the seminar was to discuss practical aspects of cooperation with Indian partners.