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16.10.2018

One Week Left before the Eurasian Week Forum

Moscow, Russia, 15 October 2018 – Seven days are left until the start of the 3rd Eurasian Week International Forum. The largest summit of state representatives, regulators and businesses in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) will take place in Erevan, Armenia, on 22-24 October.

The Eurasian Week 2018 Forum focuses on establishing a favorable business environment within the EAEU member states, reinforcing industrial ties, developing export potential, creating attractive conditions for foreign investors. Among the partners of the event are the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia, Rostekh Corporation, Center for Development of Next-Generation Technologies (CRPT), Eurasian Partnership Forum, etc.

One week prior to the Forum, more than 2,000 attendees and over 150 speakers confirmed participation. Among them are deputy prime ministers and ministers, heads of state corporations and business representatives from the EAEU member states. Participants from Russia, Afghanistan, Armenia, Argentina, Belarus, Cambodia, China, Germany, France, Georgia, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Moldova, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Qatar, Spain, Switzerland, the UAE, the United Kingdom, the USA, Tajikistan, Taiwan, Uzbekistan, and Ukraine are attending.

The Forum agenda has more than 30 discussion events. The three-day forum will open with the plenary meeting Real Sector of the EAEU Economy: Enhancing Potential in the Course of Integration in which leaders of the Republic of Armenia, deputy prime-ministers and ministers of the EAEU countries will participate. Other global topics tackled at the event include International Economic Activities of the EAEU as a Foundation of Economic Growth and a Factor of Stable Business Development, Use of the EAEU integrational potential in the development of the construction materials industry. The Forum also features round table discussions on the following topics: Improving the Provisions of the EAEU Treaty on Technical Regulation, Digital Traceability in the EAEU: Development Prospects. Apart from that, the Forum hosts the finals of the Eurasian Digital Platforms innovative projects contest.

This time the Forum will feature an exhibition program showcasing export-oriented companies of the EAEU from various sectors of the economy. With more than 4,000 square meters of exhibition space, EAEU industrial and cooperation capacity will be presented by more than 100 companies in six areas: pharmaceuticals and medical equipment, agriculture, jewelry industry, light industry, production of innovative construction materials, technologies for the industry (including IT).

Participation in the Eurasian Week Forum is free of charge. Please register on the official site of the event www.eurasianweek.com.

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Reference Info

The Eurasian Week Forum is an annual event organized by the EAEU and the Eurasian Economic Commission. The initiative of holding the Forum was approved in May 2015 by resolution of five EAEU prime ministers. The Forum includes business and exhibition agendas and promotes establishment of B2B and B2G contacts.

The first Forum was held in October 2016 on the premises of the Open Innovations Moscow International Forum. The second Forum was held at the Expo platform in Astana, Kazakhstan, in August 2017. The event annually hosts more than 2,000 participants from EAEU member states and third countries.

Media Contacts: Nikolay Yevdokimov, +7 903 660 43 14

Kristina Semyonova, +7 925 724 49 29

press@eurasianweek.com


06.09.2018

Draft Programme of the 3rd Eurasian Week International Forum Published

A draft business programme of the 3rd International Exhibition Forum has been published on the official site of the event. It covers three days and includes 30 events in three general segments – strategic, industry-specific and business treks.

The forum that is to take place in Yerevan, Armenia, from October 22 to October 24, 2018 will host vice premiers and ministers, heads of state corporations and representatives of leading businesses of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) member states and partner countries.

Moscow, Russia, August 29, 2018 – The first day of the 3rd Eurasian Week International Forum, October 22, will start with the plenary session The Real Sector of the EAEU Economy: Enhancing Potential in the Course of Integration. The session will highlight the development of the Union through industrial cooperation between relevant market participants.

Other major events of the first day of the Forum will be the presentation of the current paradigm of EAEU development, the panel discussion Eurasia and Iran: from Cooperation to Strategic Partnership, the panel session The Astana International Financial Center - New Opportunities for Eurasian Business, as well as the finals of the innovation projects contest Eurasian Digital Platforms. Simultaneously, several discussions will be organized on issues related to tax policies, regulation of international contracts, export potential of the consumer industry and the outlook for further development of the Eurasian integration.

On October 23, the programme will start with the plenary session Technological Breakthrough and Potential Opportunities of EAEU Nations. The session will be dedicated to the development of a well-coordinated policy of introducing innovations and technological exchange within the Union. The event will logically be followed by subcontracting sessions of small, medium-sized and large businesses of the EAEU that will enable the participants to establish business ties between customers and vendors of the Union.

The key events of the second day of the Forum include the strategic session Eurasian Continental Partnership: Expanding Space for Business in the EAEU, panel discussions Current Issues Related to Competition within the EAEU and Rebooting the Jewelry Industry: from Handicrafts to Brands, as well as the summit of EAEU cities EAEU Urban Environment as a Territory of Development. Among the subjects to be discussed are agriculture, cryptocurrencies and blockchain, digital agenda of the EAEU, development of transport and industrial production, as well as other issues.

The third day, October 24, will include several discussions dedicated to functioning of the EAEU internal market, creation of a common market of medications and medicinal products, standards and regulations related to organic products, technological and industrial cooperation within the Union, as well as the future of the EAEU as the younger generation sees it. The highlight of the last day will be the meeting of the EAEU Business Council Eurasian Cooperation 2.0. On the Way Towards Barrier-Free Cooperation.

The intensive programme of the forum has been worked out in such a way so as to enable businesses to tell representatives of state authorities their point of view on existing difficulties, ask their questions and get relevant information on the potential of the EAEU. It will be possible to talk to regulators face to face, as well we to establish new partner relations, says Veronika Nikishina, member of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Committee (Minister) for Trade.

During the three days interactive surveys, presentations, business negotiations, training sessions and business trainings for entrepreneurs will be held on the margins of the Eurasian Week Forum.

An exhibition displaying the export and cooperational potential of the EAEU will be held at the venue during the Eurasian Week Forum. The exhibition will host more than 120 participants engaged in agriculture, consumer industry, precision engineering and IT, production of innovative construction materials, jewelry and pharmaceuticals.

Participation in the Eurasian Week Forum is free of charge. Please register on the official site of the event www.eurasianweek.com.

Reference Info

The Eurasian Week Forum is an annual event organized by the EAEU and the Eurasian Economic Commission. The initiative of holding the Forum was approved in May 2015 by resolution of five EAEU prime ministers. The Forum includes business and exhibition agendas and promotes establishment of B2B and B2G contacts.

The first Forum was held in October 2016 on the premises of the Open Innovations Moscow International Forum. The second Forum was held at the Expo platform in Astana, Kazakhstan, in August 2017. The event annually hosts more than 2,000 participants from EAEU member states and third countries.

Media Contacts:
Nikolay Yevdokimov, +7 903 660 43 14

Kristina Semenova, +7 925 724 49 29
press@eurasianweek.com


17.07.2018

The EAEU business community to meet in Yerevan at the Eurasian Week Forum

The third Eurasian Week international exhibition forum will assemble over 2,000 attendees from the EAEU member states and third countries in Yerevan, Armenia, on 24-26 October 2018.

Moscow, Russia, 19 June 2018 – The international exhibition forum Eurasian Week is arranged annually by the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU, the Union) and the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) with the support from the heads of governments. In 2018 this major business event will be held in the capital of Armenia on 24-26 October, and will aim at developing cooperation links, economic, investment and export capacity of the EAEU. The Forum will gather over 2000 participants representing governments, businesses, development institutions and financial regulators and experts from the EAEU member states and third countries.

Three tracks of the business agenda

The industry track sessions are dedicated to development of cooperation and export capacity in the priority industries: agriculture and food industry, IT technologies and precision engineering, pharmaceuticals and medical products, light industry, jewelry and construction materials.

The business track features industry subcontractor exchanges aimed at stimulating contacts between large, medium-sized and small businesses in the EAEU and third countries.

Finally, the strategic track will become a venue for direct dialogue between business and regulators at the national and international level, informing investors about the rules of running business in the EAEU space.

This year the Forum features an extensive exhibition of the EAEU export and cooperation capacity, with over 120 exhibitors.

“Eurasian Week is becoming one of the largest events in the Eurasian Economic Union space. Last year we were able to achieve the forum’s main goal – businesses displayed active interest in the processes taking place in the Union, with more than 60% of the attendees coming from the business community in the EAEU and partner states. I am confident this year’s event will become even more massive and interesting,” says Veronika Nikishina, the Member of the Board (Minister) for Trade.

In 2017, the forum was held at the Astana EXPO-2017 venue, becoming one of the top-18 most important activities of the business part of the global exhibition. Over 2000 visitors attended the Forum from 46 countries, including China, Egypt, the EU, India, Iran, Turkey, the USA and Vietnam.

For your reference.

The Eurasian Week Forum is an annual event arranged by the EAEU and the Eurasian Economic Commission. The initiative to conduct the international exhibition forum Eurasian Week was approved by resolution of prime ministers of the five EAEU member states in May 2015. The Forum includes a business and exhibition agenda promoting the establishment of B2B and B2G contacts.

The first Forum was held in October 2016 at the venue of Open Innovations Moscow International Forum. The second Forum was held at the Astana EXPO-2017 in Kazakhstan, in August 2017. The event annually assembles over 2,000 attendees from EAEU member states and third countries.

Media contacts:
Nikolay Evdokimov, +7 903 660 43 14

Kristina Semenova, +7 925 724 49 29

press@eurasianweek.com


17.07.2018

Program Architecture of the Eurasian Week International Forum Became Available

The Organization Committee of the III International Forum “Eurasian Week” has published the program architecture, which is now available on the official website. The event will take place in Yerevan, Armenia, from 22-24 October 2018. Over 2.5 thousand participants will attend the Eurasian Week including governmental bodies, businesses, development institutions and financial regulators, as well as experts from the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) member states and partner countries.

Moscow, Russia, 17 July 2018 – The program of the III International Forum Eurasian Week features three major sessions, which are Strategic, Industrial and Business tracks.

The Strategic track aims at stimulating a direct dialogue between business and regulatory bodies, both national and international.

The Plenary session will focus on cooperation in industry – participants will discuss how to learn to trust each other and benefit from it.

The Strategic track also includes panel discussions on the following issues: competition in the EAEU territory; the future of the Union in the face of global challenges; the Greater Eurasian Partnership; a business dialogue on taxation without disaffecting the cooperation; a debate on prospects of cryptocurrency and other aspects of digital economy, as well as a brainstorming session “The EAEU future in the eyes of the youth”.

The EAEU Regions Summit will feature a discussion on how to remove barriers and strengthen the processes of interregional cooperation in the sphere of industry.

Traditionally, the Eurasian Week will include discussions on cooperation with the Union’s partner countries, including China that had signed an Agreement on trade and economic cooperation in May 2018, and Iran, which at the same time had conducted a Temporary Agreement leading to a formation of a free trading zone.

A key part of the Strategic track is the Meeting of the EAEU Business Council, where business representatives will determine priorities of the Union’s economy development and discuss how to raise competitiveness through cooperation. Delegates will also coordinate a joint promotion of their products in the third countries. The program also includes a Meeting of the Consultancy Board on Interaction of the Eurasian Economic Commission and the EAEU Business Council.

The Industrial track includes discussions on development of cooperation and expansion of export capabilities in the areas like IT and precision engineering, agriculture, light industry, pharmaceutical and medical products, jewelry and lighting industries, as well as in creating smart cities. Particular attention will be paid to creating a joint infrastructure, developing common standards and harmonizing the legislation.

One of the most anticipated events of the Eurasian Week is the Final of the innovation projects contest “Eurasian Digital Platforms” and its award ceremony.

The Business track of the program will provide an opportunity to solve practical issues faced by entrepreneurs, as well as to establish business contacts within the EAEU and the third countries. The track features a discussion of manufacturers and transporters on the issues of transport and logistics complex. Two more topics are development of new digital products for the EAEU market and production of "smart" construction materials. Forum attendees can also take part in workshops on how to establish business for entering EAEU market and to access retail networks.

“The forum program contributes to finding common practical solutions and to developing business. It is important for us to help producers and suppliers from various countries receive useful information and strengthen business ties for successful business in the EAEU market. The forum provides entrepreneurs with an opportunity to get answers to their questions directly from representatives of government authorities and development institutions, financial regulators, as well as experts from the EAEU and third countries,” – commented Veronika Nikishina, Member of the Board (Minister) for Trade​ of the Eurasian Economic Commission.

This year the Eurasian Week will host a large-scale exhibition of the EAEU export and cooperation potential that will attract over 120 companies from the following sectors: agriculture, light industry, precision engineering and IT, innovative construction materials, jewelry and pharmaceuticals industry.

Participation in the Eurasian Week Forum is free. To register please visit the official website www.eurasianweek.com.

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Reference

The Eurasian Week Forum is an annual event arranged by the EAEU and the Eurasian Economic Commission. The initiative to conduct the international exhibition forum Eurasian Week was approved by resolution of prime ministers of the five EAEU member states in May 2015. The Forum includes a business and exhibition agenda promoting the establishment of B2B and B2G contacts.

The first Forum was held in October 2016 at the venue of Open Innovations Moscow International Forum. The second Forum was held at the Astana EXPO-2017 in Kazakhstan, in August 2017. The event annually assembles over 2,000 attendees from EAEU member states and third countries.

Contacts for media:
Nikolay Evdokimov +7 903 660 43 14

Kristina Semenova +7 925 724 49 29

press@eurasianweek.com