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June 2017
1 June
Valdai Club Session

GLOBALIZATION REVISITED: IS EVERY COUNTRY ON ITS OWN NOW?

15:00-16:15 Pavilion F, Conference Hall F3
Predictions about the advent of a new era in US policy and sweeping changes to past approaches accompanied the arrival of the new US President. In fact, the Trump administration is perpetuating many existing policies – albeit with one major exception: it is taking a fundamentally different approach to free trade by rejecting multilateral treaties and essentially declaring a return to bilateral economic relations and the principles of mercantilism. When the world’s largest economy shifts its priorities, it inevitably affects everyone else. How will world trade be structured with Washington pursuing a policy of ‘America First’? How will this impact international institutions, and how will the ideas of protectionism change the nature of economic and financial flows? And how should other economies react – advocate the adoption of universal rules of the game, or focus on saving themselves?
Moderator:
John Defterios, Emerging Markets Editor, CNN
Panellists:
Andrei Bystritsky, Chairman of the Board, Foundation for the Development and Support of the Valdai Discussion Club
George Mark Malloch Brown, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations (2006)
Daniel Russell, President, Chief Executive Officer, US–Russia Business Council (USRBC)
Igor Shuvalov, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation
Xu Sitao, Chief Economist, Partner, Deloitte, China
Ksenia Yudaeva, First Deputy Governor, Central Bank of the Russian Federation

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THE COOPERATIVE MOVEMENT AS A DRIVER OF SOCIOECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

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THE INTERNET OF THINGS: OVERCOMING OBSTACLES

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GLOBAL GAS MARKETS: ENERGY POLICY AND ENERGY SECURITY

15:00-16:15 Congress Centre, Conference Hall B1
Russian Economic Agenda Panel Session

THE RUSSIAN LEGAL SYSTEM AS A FACTOR IN ATTRACTING INVESTMENT

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Russian Economic Agenda Panel Session

PROJECT PLANNING AND ITS IMPACT ON THE BUDGETARY PROCESS

15:00-16:15 Pavilion G, Conference Hall G1
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THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE LEGAL AUDIO AND VIDEO CONTENT MARKET

15:00-16:15 Pavilion G, Conference Hall G2
Dynamics of the Global Economy Roundtable

THE VISIBLE HAND: THE GROWING IMPETUS OF STATE-DIRECTED CAPITALISM

15:00-16:15 Pavilion G, Conference Hall G3
Russian Economic Agenda Panel Session

STIMULATING DEMAND IN THE RUSSIAN CONSUMER MARKET

In partnership with P&G

15:00-16:15 Pavilion G, Conference Hall G4
Dynamics of the Global Economy Panel Session

THE MISSION OF MULTILATERAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY

15:00-16:15 Pavilion G, Conference Hall G5
Business Roundtable

RUSSIA–FRANCE

15:00-16:15 Pavilion G, Conference Hall G6
Dynamics of the Global Economy Bloomberg TV Debates

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15:00-16:15 Pavilion G, Conference Hall G7
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