Saint-Petersburg International Economic Forum-2018

Saint-Petersburg International Economic Forum-201824-26 May of 2018 in Saint-Petersburg took place international economic forum, the main theme of this year was “creation of economy of trust”. Forum gathered 17 thousand people from 143 countries - Heads of major Russian and international companies and banks, major experts and politicians. Honorary guests of Forum were the president of France Emmanuel Macron and prime-minister of Japan Shinzo Abe. Also, on the plenary session were spotted Managing Director of IMF Christine Madeleine Odette Lagarde and vice-chairman of China Wáng Qíshān.

President of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin opened plenary discussion of day 2, and then met with heads of world news agencies and heads of foreign companies.

During the forum events were organized in different formats, were discussed problems of energy sector, labour market, digitalization, perspectives of social-economic development of Far East, and possible ways of exiting the world economy from crisis of international affairs.

CEO of Innovative center Iskra, PhD in Physico-mathematical sciences Artashes Sarafaslanyan took part in the Forum events: panel sessions, round tables and business dialogs.

Participants draw the new possibilities of international cooperation and discussed realization of joint projects for the extension of lifespan, modern ways of export promotion, cooperation in elimination of administrative barriers etc.

In the whole, the Forum, as usual, was not only the showcase of success of Russian companies, but also a perfect place for the talk on international projects between Russia and foreign partners.