Programme

Russia–Sweden: Investment and Innovation as Key Sources of Mutual Growth

RUSSIAN ECONOMIC AGENDA
BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE

Moderator:
Andreas Giallourakis , Head, Swedish Trade and Invest Council in Russia & CIS

Panellists
Mikko Ayub , Member of the Board of Directors, JSC Nordea Bank, Russia
Anatoly Artamonov , Governor of Kaluga Region
Jan-Olof Jacke , President, AstraZeneca AB
Zoran Lukovic , General Director, Ericsson in Russia
Anatoliy Usov , Regional Director, Russia & CIS, SKF
Sergey Tsyb , Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
Frank Schauff , Chief Executive Officer, Association of European Businesses
Sergei Yavorski , General Director, Volvo Vostok

Front row participants:
Sergey Mikhnevich , Director of the Center for Multilateral Cooperation, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP)

Broadcast

Key moments

Russia is a market with a good growth and we definitely see there a further potential for us.
Jan-Olof Jacke
President, AstraZeneca AB
We see strong progress and significant transformation both in business connections, healthcare forms and patients’ access to medicines.
Jan-Olof Jacke
President, AstraZeneca AB
Our main objective is to improve the rules as regards the new requirements of the day and new challenges and make sure the declared conditions are definitely fulfilled.
Anatoly Artamonov
Governor of the Kaluga Region
Stability and transparency in legislation are very important.
Frank Schauff
Chief Executive Officer, Association of European Businesses
Special purpose investment contract is a vital support mechanism to stimulate further investments and generate reasonable chance to have a return on these investments.
Jan-Olof Jacke
President, AstraZeneca AB
Sweden remains an important foreign economic partner for us.
Sergey Tsyb
Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
We support and share the government’s policy to develop non-energy exports and can confidently say that our products have good export potential.
Sergei Yavorski
General Director, Volvo Vostok
At present, there is a positive vector between Russia and Sweden in terms of the transfer of technologies.
Sergei Yavorski
General Director, Volvo Vostok