Business programme


16 Jun , 10:30–11:30
Business Dialogue
Pavilion G, conference hall G2

In the current geopolitical conditions, India is pursuing an independent political and economic line, creating a unique opportunity to build investment, trade and economic cooperation with Russia at a whole new level. Today, the volume of trade between the countries is growing rapidly due to the exponential increase in deliveries to India of Russian energy commodities and fertilizers, as well as iron, steel and other goods, denoting the existing status of a highly privileged strategic partnership. Against the backdrop of increasing Russian exports, the countries are faced with the task of finding a new trade and economic balance that meets both their interests. Bilateral economic cooperation means that new ties need to be established and new, high-potential trade positions identified. Russian business owners are showing great interest in trends in the Indian market and expanding their knowledge of modern India’s changing needs and opportunities. Similar trends in relation to Russian markets are also gradually gaining strength within Indian business circles. Which main areas for cooperation in the economic sphere do the business community and politicians from both countries see? How can the necessary balance in bilateral trade be found? What measures should the governments of the two countries take to support the drive of business towards mutually beneficial cooperation?

Sergey Cheremin, Minister, Government of Moscow; Head of the Department for External Economic and International Relations of Moscow; Chairman of the Board, Business Council for Cooperation with India

Elena Borisenko, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, Gazprombank
Raj Prakash Vyas, President of Corporate Affairs, Cadila Pharmaceuticals Limited
Ruslan Davydov, Acting Head, Federal Customs Service of Russia
Faggan Singh Kulaste, Union Minister of State for Steel of the Republic of India
Mohit Singla, Chairman, Trade Promotion Council of India
Vladimir Solodov, Governor of Kamchatka Territory
Astha Tyagi, Vice-President, Invest India
Alexey Chekunkov, Minister of the Russian Federation for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic

Front row participants
Oleg Astafurov, Vice President, Pharmasyntez Group of Companies
Sirodzh Loikov, First Deputy General Director, Member of the Management Board, PhosAgro
German Maslov, Vice President of Liner and Logistic Division, FESCO
Ivan Nosov, Chief Manager, Branch of Sberbank in India
Satya Karm Punia, President, Rus BioPharm Group