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Practical solutions in the field of Eurasian economic integration will be discussed at the First Eurasian Congress

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Moscow will host the First Eurasian Congress, organized by the Eurasian Development Bank.


On December 4, 2020, the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) will host the First Eurasian Congress in Moscow. The congress program includes several panel discussions on various issues of Eurasian economic integration, the central of which will be a session dedicated to the implementation of cross-cutting integration projects that inextricably link the EDB countries: Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan. December 3 is the last day for accepting applications from participants. 

Among the confirmed participants: Chairman of the Accounts Chamber Alexey Kudrin, President - Chairman of the Management Board of VTB Bank PJSC Andrey Kostin< /b>, Aide to the President of the Russian Federation Maxim Oreshkin, Chairman of the Board of the EDB Nikolay Podguzov, CEO of Yandex.Taxi Daniil Shuleiko,  Chairman of the Board of JSC "Development Bank of Belarus" Andrey Zhishkevich, General Director of JSC "Post of Russia" Maxim Akimov and others.

“The purpose of the Congress is to search and discuss practical solutions in the field of Eurasian economic integration. Economic integration is successful when all participants in the process feel its positive effect, business wins, and the well-being of citizens increases,” believes Chairman of the EDB Board Nikolai Podguzov.

Several panel sessions are planned within the Congress discussions. Cross-cutting integration projects will be the main topic of the joint section of the EDB and VEB.RF. The discussion will be attended by the heads of the largest companies and national development banks.

What effect will economic integration have on the Eurasian space, whether it will help to reduce the gap in the levels of economic development and what is necessary for this, will be discussed at the panel of chief economists and international financial organizations.

“Digital Eurasia: A New Growth Strategy” is the name of the session of the EDB Digital Initiatives Fund, which will include an exchange of views on the prospects for scaling up digital projects and digital transformation at the regional and global levels.

Is the slogan "from Lisbon to Vladivostok" alive in relation to the development of integration processes in Greater Eurasia? What is the content of the Greater Eurasian Partnership and is it possible? All these issues will be discussed at the session “Toward Greater Eurasia through the interconnection of states, business and people”.

Market requirements and expectations for transport and logistics solutions, as well as investment needs for the development of interstate infrastructure will be the main topics of the panel “Cross-border infrastructure and the formation of end-to-end value chains.”

The session “Common Financial Market: Opportunities and Risks” will be devoted to the role of development banks in a changing financial environment, their competition with commercial banks in the Eurasian space and the problems of harmonizing financial legislation.< br>
Information about the Congress:

Venue of the Congress: Moscow, World Trade Center, Krasnopresnenskaya nab., 12, entrance 4.

The event will be held in compliance with all the requirements of sanitary and epidemiological standards. 

Detailed information about the Congress, conditions of participation , as well as Media information is published and updated promptly on the official website of the event.

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