19-20 august: Russian-Indian Economic Forum 2018
The first Russian—Indian Economic Forum in St. Petersburg will take place on 19–20 August 2018. The event will be organized by the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, the National Institution for Transforming India, and the Roscongress Foundation.
Representatives of the Ministry of Finance of Russia, the Central Bank of Russia, the Federal Tax Service of Russia, specialized federal agencies, as well as representatives of the scientific community and business circles will attend the Forum. Guests from India are expected to include heads of the Reserve Bank of India, India’s Ministry of Finances, India’s Securities Commission, India’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund, the Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency «Invest India», and a number of other specialized agencies.
The Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Maksim Oreshkin and the Vice-Chairman of the National Institution for Transforming India Rajiv Kumar will take part in the plenary session, the focal point of the forum’s business programme. The programme will include five round tables on the topics of transport, agriculture, small and medium-sized enterprises, digital transformation, and industrial cooperation. Topics also being considered include regional cooperation, and collaboration in the banking and investment sectors.