The important features of the past WEF

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Wolfparade in photosangelina IV Eastern economic forum underway in VladivostokThe important features of the past WEF© RIA Novosti / Alexander Wolfparade the image Bank

The Director of the Institute for Far Eastern studies Sergey Luzyanin said that the Eastern economic forum was of tremendous importance for the Siberian and far Eastern development, and regional and global international development and cooperation with neighboring countries in East Asia.

WEF-2018 was held at the site of the far Eastern Federal University campus on the Russian island on September 11-13. According to the authorities of the Primorsky territory, it was signed over 200 agreements with a total investment of 3.1 trillion rubles.

«In my opinion, this fourth forum on higher level. Earlier mostly the forums were considered through the prism rather to establish internal logistics far East, now he clearly has two tracks. Official economic, investment, technological cooperation, and the second track is an informal and unofficially geopolitical track, when we see the leaders of the major Nations who come to this forum and there in the fields, there is a series of bilateral negotiations,» said Luzyanin during the round table in MIA «Russia today».

«And another important thing new estimates and accents Vladivostok forum is associated with the fact that this forum, in addition to investment, in addition to filling Tori, except for saturation and new projects in the free port of Vladivostok, transportation, it touched on security issues on the Korean Peninsula,» said Luzyanin.

The expert stressed that the forum was indirectly affected by the us factor, the continued expansion of regional security, «because despite the success of the Vladivostok economic forum held unprecedented Grand naval and air exercises of the three countries», referring to the maneuvers «Vostok-2018».

According to him, the agenda of regional cooperation in the broad sense and subregional cooperation of regions of the Russian Far East with the border areas of neighboring countries was very important for the WEF.

MIA «Russia today» became the General information partner of the WEF-2018.

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