Economic Forum of Petersburg kicks off with broad international participation

June 16, 2016 9:27 am

It is expected the participation of some 10 000 people this year at this annual Forum. This year's economic forum, which lasts 3 days under the slogan "on the threshold of a new economic reality."

Among the prominent participants in the Forum of the Italian Prime Minister Matteo rintsi, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Junker, Venezuelan oil Minister aiolokhio del Pino, Secretary General of World Tourism Organization Taleb Rifai.

According to the Russian presidential aide, Yuri Ushakov, Moscow and Rome intend to sign a number of documents, including in the field of energy, the Russian-Italian talks, to be held during the Forum.

The Economic Forum, which was launched on the 20 version, platform to attract foreign investments to Russia, where the participation of 40 investors, who run the capital exceeding 10 trillion dollars.

The most prominent events of the Forum, Russian President Vladimir Putin met with the appropriate global investment funds from 18 countries, including from Europe, the United States, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, China, Brazil, Japan and India.

The Forum also hosts a number of new heads of multinational companies, where President Putin will hold a meeting with the heads of 40 companies from the United States, Canada, Europe, China, and other countries.

The Russian President said that President Putin will discuss with the President of Royal Dutch Shell "company in Russia.

After its founding in 1997, the Forum "international economic Petersburg" himself as a platform to discuss major topics are paints tomorrow to Russia. It is expected to impose global problems such as the Syrian and Ukrainian crises themselves on the work of the Forum.

Saint Petersburg forum were the 2015 economic contracts, agreements and memoranda of understanding worth around 4.5 billion dollars.