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June 2017
Russia-Egypt Trade Turnover Reached $3.5Bln in 2016 - Russian Trade Envoy
Trade turnover between Russia and Egypt reached $3.5 billion in 2016, Russian Trade Representative to Egypt Fedor Lukashin told Sputnik. Read more
Qatari Partners Show Interest in Expanding Investment Activity in Russia
Qatari partners are exhibiting interest in expanding their investment activity in Russia, within the partnership over Rosneft privatization transaction as well, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said... Read more
SCO Secretary General Rashid Alimov to take part in SPIEF 2017 and EEF 2017
A meeting has taken place in Moscow between Russian Presidential Advisor Anton Kobyakov and Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Rashid Alimov. Read more
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend SPIEF 2017
India will be one of the guest countries at the 2017 St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, which takes place on June 1–3. Read more
Fitch expects increase in global economic growth in 2017
International ratings agency Fitch expects global economic growth to accelerate in 2017, to 2.9% from 2.5% last year, reports a press release issued by the agency. Read more
Review of Russia House in Davos outcomes
Russia House served as the official Russian residence in Davos. The venue was hosted by the Roscongress Foundation, a major Russian business forum operator, and Ulmart, Russia’s leading e-commerce ... Read more
Russian government establishes fund for IT development
The newly-established structure will help promote Russian software locally and internationally Read more
Approximately 50 countries express interest in cooperating with EAEU
Some 50 countries have expressed a desire to cooperate with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), according to Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov. Read more
Alibaba Group announced as Olympic TOP sponsor until 2028
Alibaba Group has been signed up as an International Olympic Committee (IOC) top-tier sponsor until 2028 in a "transformative deal" seeking to boost the profile of sport across China, it has been a... Read more
Russia and Philippines draw up agenda for trade and economic cooperation
Cooperation between Russia and the Philippines on trade and economic issues has been discussed at a meeting in Manila between the Co-Chairs of the Philippines–Russia Joint Commission on Trade and E... Read more
Approximately 100 ASEZs soon to be created in single-industry towns
The establishment of some 100 advanced special economic zones (ASEZs) in single-industry towns is planned for the near future, reports Vnesheconombank Deputy Chair Irina Makieva. Read more
Oreshkin: Russia’s economy is starting year on the rise
Russia’s economy is showing more confidence, and is entering 2017 in a state of growth, the country’s Minister of Economic Development Maxim Oreshkin told journalists. Read more