The participants of the SPIEF-2018 will discuss new directions of SCO activities

© RIA Novosti / Konstantin to Collabourate in photosangelina at the St. Petersburg international economic forum 2017. Archival photoThe participants of the SPIEF-2018 will discuss new directions of SCO activities© RIA Novosti / Konstantin to Collabourate the image Bank

Panel session on the prospects of promoting the business agenda of the Shanghai cooperation organization to a new stage of development, will be held in the first day of the St. Petersburg international economic forum, said the Fund «Recongress».

«The first day of the St. Petersburg international economic forum will be a panel session on the prospects of promoting the business agenda of the Shanghai cooperation organization to a new stage of development. The participants will discuss possible points of contact between business and government, including the role of the SCO Business Council in the working groups of the SCO, the involvement of the representatives of the observer States of the business program of the SCO and a joint business agenda», — stated in the message.

The session will also discuss the elimination of barriers to trade and deepening industrial and technological cooperation, including through the creation of new production chains, connecting international financial institutions to projects in the SCO space.

The session will be moderated by the President of the chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation Sergey Katyrin.

«The main goals of the Shanghai cooperation organization is the strengthening of mutual trust, good neighbourliness between member States, promoting cooperation in political and economic spheres. We need to continue to strengthen the authority and role of the SCO in the global economy. Therefore, we would like to invite our colleagues and partners of the organization in St. Petersburg to key business discussion platform – SPIEF-2018», – are reported words of the adviser of the President of the Russian Federation Anton Kobyakov.

«During the meeting of the Council of heads of government of the SCO member States held on 1 December 2017 in Sochi, it was decided to strengthen the role of the SCO Business Council in its trade and economic agenda. In this regard, the development of cooperation between the business communities of the SCO countries, as well as embedding the business in inter-state dialogue on the development of trade-economic cooperation within the SCO require a detailed discussion», — stated in the message.

SPIEF-2018 this year will be held may 24-26. MIA Russia today acts as information partner of the forum.

The participants of the SPIEF-2018 will discuss new directions of SCO activities© RIA Novosti, Integratiebeleid in fotomasterskie international economic forum (SPIEF)

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