Sep 03, 2018 09:53 AM

President of The Russian Federation Forwarded a Greeting to The Guests and Participants of The 4th Eastern Economic Forum

President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin sent a welcoming address to the guests and participants of the 4th Eastern Economic Forum, which is to take place on 11–13 September in Vladivostok.

The President of Russia noted that over time the Forum became a popular platform where direct dialogue is held between politicians and public figures, businesspersons and experts, and emphasised that this year representative delegations from over sixty states are to attend the event.

The greeting of the President of the Russian Federation reads in part:

“The topic of this year’s meeting is ‘The Far East: Expanding The Range of Possibilities’ shows our desire for closer integration of Russia into the system of economic ties in vast Asia– Pacific Region. To promote business initiatives in the Far Eastern regions, we have established priority development areas with incentives for companies, for launching new production facilities. We created the Free Port of Vladivostok, the area with unique customs and tax regime. We are implementing large-scale social, infrastructural, educational and scientific programmes and projects, aimed at supporting export and technological modernization. All this opens wide prospects for partnership, trade and long-term investments, as well as for mastering modern, useful forms and models of cooperation, including those with multilateral structures like EurAsEc, SCO, APEC.”

Reference Information

The Eastern Economic Forum

The Eastern Economic Forum is held annually with the objective of facilitating the accelerated development of the Russian Far East’s economy and expanding international cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region in accordance with the Executive order of the President of the Russian Federation No. 250 of 19 May 2015.

The 2018 Eastern Economic Forum will be held in Vladivostok from 11–13 September. Far Eastern Federal University’s (FEFU) campus on Russkiy Ostrov will serve as the forum’s venue.

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The Roscongress Foundation is a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions, exhibitions, and public events.

The Roscongress Foundation was founded in 2007 with the aim of facilitating the development of Russia’s economic potential and strengthening the country’s image by organizing international conventions, exhibitions, and public events. The Foundation develops substantive content for such events, providing companies and organizations with advice, information, and expert guidance, and offering comprehensive evaluation, analysis, and coverage of the Russian and global economic agendas. It offers administrative services and promotional support for business projects and helps to attract investment, including in the form of public-private partnerships.

Today, its annual programme includes events held from Montevideo to Vladivostok, offering an opportunity to bring together global business leaders, experts, the media, and government officials in one place, creating favourable conditions for dialogue and the promotion of new ideas and projects, and assisting in the creation of social enterprise and charity projects.

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