News Item: Economic forum in St. Petersburg: agenda of the second day
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Friday 25 May 2018 - 06:39:16

The second day of the international economic forum will be held today in St. Petersburg. In the plenary session will be attended by the leaders of Russia, Japan and France. Also at the meeting come the Deputy Chairman of the PRC Wang Qishan and the head of the IMF Christine Lagarde.

The second day of the international economic forum will be held today in St. Petersburg. In the plenary session will be attended by the leaders of Russia, Japan and France. Also at the meeting come the Deputy Chairman of the PRC Wang Qishan and the head of the IMF Christine Lagarde.

The forum's theme is "Creating an economy of trust." Besides the plenary meeting, Vladimir Putin, together with Emmanuel Macron will meet with businessmen from Russia and France. Another meeting, Putin will meet with Shinzo Abe, they will communicate with Russian and Japanese businessmen. There will also be a round table where the President will answer questions from the leaders of the largest news agencies in the world.

Economic session traditionally opens Breakfast "Sberbank". Herman Gref this year intends to answer the question — who, what, and how it forms today a new economic agenda.

In the halls of the Expoforum will host a series of thematic sessions on housing, energy and budget policy. Amid rising oil prices, of particular interest is the discussion with the participation of Minister of energy, industry and mineral resources of Saudi Arabia and the Minister of economy of the Russian Federation Alexander Novak. One of the key events for the regions of Russia will become an annual presentation of the results of the national rating of investment climate in the regions of the Agency for strategic initiatives.

Yesterday at the Russian Davos have signed dozens of agreements were made and important statement updated government.

So, the head of the chamber Alexei Kudrin urged his colleagues to increase the area of the cut-off windfall from the sale of oil.

First Deputy Prime Minister Anton Siluanov assured that in the next six years, taxes will not rise.

On the sidelines of the forum signed the first agreement. VTB sold nearly 12% of shares of "Magnet" (undisclosed amount)




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