In St. Petersburg opened the international economic forum. With the participation of representatives from more than 130 countries. In greeting the guests of the forum, President Vladimir Putin noted that the world economy started to show signs of overcoming the recession, and now need to consolidate these trends.
All attention is focused on St. Petersburg. There unfolds one of the world’s major venues for business negotiations, signing contracts and discussing key issues of the economy. This was reported by «TV Center».
It is expected that this year the international economic forum will be attended by representatives from more than 130 countries. Have confirmed their participation of 250 executives of major foreign companies, Ministers and heads of state. Scheduled to sign dozens of contracts. On the first day of the forum will be held plenary meeting, which will be attended by Vladimir Putin. It began the first meeting. Speaking at the event, Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov spoke about the conditions of stability of the economy and that the money the state has, but it is important to monitor the quality of spending.
Its strategy of economic development of Russia presented, and Alexei Kudrin. In the framework of the economic forum, of course, also discuss the topic of inflation. According to Elvira Nabiullina, the Bank of Russia has not yet reached the targets for its reduction. But, said the head of the Central Bank, our economy, for the first time closely approached to a new stage of development.
Among the honorary guests of the forum — Prime Minister of India Narendra modi. In St. Petersburg, he arrived the day before, as part of his European tour, at the invitation of Vladimir Putin.
In addition, the President will hold meetings with Chancellor of Austria and Secretary General of the UN. Also Vladimir Putin will meet with heads of major Russian and foreign companies. The culmination of the St. Petersburg forum will be the plenary session with the participation of Vladimir Putin.